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The Contagion® Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) specialty page provides HAI-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS (HAI) VIDEOS - Page 8

What is the Role of Combination Therapy in Treating <i>S. aureus</i> Infections?
Prof. Josh Davis, MBBS, PhD, discusses the role of combination therapy when it comes to treating invasive Staphylococcus aureus infections.
<i>C. difficile</i> Tends to Be Over-Diagnosed in Healthcare Facilities
Niaz Banaei, MD, discusses some reasons why healthcare-associated C. difficile tends to be over-diagnosed.
Why Do Carbapenem Antibiotics Cause Higher Rates of <i>Clostridium difficile</i> & Superinfections?
Khalid Eljaaly, PharmD, MS, CAPPS, BCPS, explains why carbapenem antibiotics cause higher rates of C. diff and superinfections.
CDC Guidance for Disinfecting Surfaces from <i>Candida auris</i>
Snigdha Vallabhaneni, MD, MPH, Medical Epidemiologist, Mycotic Diseases Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, explains CDC’s recommendations for disinfecting hospital surfaces from Candida auris.
How Can Prevention Initiatives Lead to a Decline in HAIs in Nursing Homes?
Nicola Thompson, PhD, explains how her research can lead to initiatives that aim to result in a decline in the burden of infections in nursing homes.
How Antibiotics Impact <i>C. difficile</i> rates
Gonzalo Bearman, MD, MPH, professor of medicine, and hospital epidemiologist, Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Virginia Commonwealth University, explains how controlling antibiotic use can impact Clostridium difficile rates.
Disinfecting Hospital Rooms to Reduce Rate of HAI Transmission
Gonzalo Bearman, MD, MPH, professor of medicine, and hospital epidemiologist, Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Virginia Commonwealth University, discusses methods to disinfect hospital rooms so as to limit the transmission of healthcare-associated infections.
Healthcare-Associated Infections in Nursing Homes: Why Is Research Limited?
Nicola Thompson, PhD, Epidemiologist, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), explains why research and surveillance of HAIs in US nursing homes has been limited.
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