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The Contagion® Prevention specialty page provides infection prevention-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

PREVENTION VIDEOS - Page 11

Exploring Different Methods to Prevent CDI Recurrence
Dale N. Gerding, MD, discusses different methods used to prevent CDI recurrence.
Are Hospital Mattresses Putting Patients at Increased Risk for <i>C. difficile?</i>
Edmond Hooker, MD, DrPH, discusses multiple factors that put patients at increased risk of getting C. difficile.
Are Monoclonal Antibodies the Answer to the Antibiotic Resistance Problem?
James S. Lewis, PharmD, FIDSA, discusses the need for the development of non-antibacterial options against infections, such as monoclonal antibodies.
 
How the Microbiology Lab Helps Inform Empiric & Directed Therapy
Daniel Diekema, MD, explains how the microbiology lab works to provide optimal drug selection for empiric and directed therapy.
Providers: Be Assertive When Recommending Flu Vaccination to Older Adults
William Schaffner, MD, explains how health care providers can work towards getting patients who are aged 65 and older to receive a flu shot.
Why Should the Microbiology Lab Be Incorporated into Antibiotic Stewardship Programs?
Daniel Diekema, MD, explains why the microbiology laboratory should be a part of antimicrobial stewardship programs.
Can Addressing Antibiotic Use in Animals Help Stall Resistance?
James S. Lewis, PharmD, FIDSA, explains why addressing issues surrounding antibiotic use in veterinary medicine is crucial in the fight against antibiotic resistance.
More Microbiome Research May Help Improve Patient Care in Hospitals
Silvia Munoz-Price, MD, PhD, calls for more microbiome research in order to ultimately improve patient care in hospitals.