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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 4

Understanding What Motivates Health Care Works Crucial to Reducing <i>C. diff</i> Rates
Barley Chironda, RPN, CIC, stresses that understanding what motivates health care workers’ actions is crucial for reducing C. diff rates in hospitals.
Why Are <i>Pseudomonas</i> Infections Getting Harder to Treat?
Marin H. Kollef, MD, explains why Pseudomonas infections are getting harder to treat.
Immunization Coverage: Why It's Harder to Cover Adults
Richard Haupt, MD, MPH, explains why it’s harder to cover adults rather than children when it comes to vaccination.  
Motivating Health Care Workers to Wash Their Hands
Barley Chironda, RPN, CIC, discusses why some health care workers are not practicing good hand hygiene and ways to motivate them to do so.
How Does Ridinilazole Affect the Gut Microbiome?
Dr. Richard Vickers, explains how ridinilazole affected the gut microbiome in participants of a phase 2 study.
 
How Much Does It Cost to Develop New Drugs?
Glenn Tillotson, PhD, FIDSA, discusses the costs of drug development.
Ridinilazole Shows Superior Efficacy for Treatment of <i>C. diff</i> in Phase 2 Study
Dr. Richard Vickers, discusses how ridinilazole showed superior efficacy for the treatment of C. diff when compared with vancomycin in a phase 2 study.
Preparing to Ensure Effective Stock & Delivery of Future <i>C. diff</i> Vaccine
Richard Haupt, MD, MPH, discusses what is needed to ensure that a future C. diff vaccine is adequately stocked and delivered to wherever individuals show up for vaccination.
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