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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 6

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.
Incentivizing Pharma Companies to Develop Lifesaving Drugs
James S. Lewis, PharmD, FIDSA, shares different proposals shared in the health care community to incentivize pharmaceutical companies to develop needed drugs.
Dr. Brinda Emu Provides Insight into HIV Monoclonal Antibody Ibalizumab
Brinda Emu, MD, offers insight into the HIV monoclonal antibody ibalizumab.
What is the First-line Empiric Therapy for Candidemia?
Monica Mahoney, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID, explains the first-line empiric therapy for candidemia.
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