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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 3

Recent Developments in Diagnostic Testing Within the Microbiology Lab
Daniel Diekema, MD, describes recent developments made in rapid and molecular diagnostic testing in the microbiology lab, and how these tests strengthen infection prevention efforts.
Who Is in Charge of Infection Control Programs in Hospitals?
Michael Edmond, MD, MPH, MPA, explains who is in charge of leading infection control programs in hospitals.
The Race to Develop a Safe & Effective <i>C. difficile</i> Vaccine
Richard Haupt, MD, MPH, discusses the different pharmaceutical companies’ efforts to develop a C. difficile vaccine.
NFID Medical Director Shares Stories to Inspire Patients & Providers Alike to Get Flu Shots
William Schaffner, MD, shares stories to motivate patients and health care providers to receive the flu vaccine.
Addressing the Need for a <i>C. difficile</i> Vaccine
Richard Haupt, MD, MPH, explains how Pfizer is addressing the need for a C. difficile vaccine.
Contaminated Hospital Mattresses: An Underreported Killer
Edmond Hooker, MD, DrPH, discusses how many people have fallen ill or even died due to contaminated hospital mattresses.
NFID Medical Director Addresses Common Misconceptions Regarding the Flu Vaccine
William Schaffner, MD, addresses common misconceptions regarding the influenza vaccine.  
Hospital Rooms Not Being Disinfected Properly: Here's Why
Edmond Hooker, MD, DrPH, discusses the reasons behind why hospital rooms are not being disinfected properly.  
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