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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 7

Addressing the Challenges of Implementing Delivery of Future <i>C. diff</i> Vaccine
Richard Haupt, MD, MPH, discusses what would be required to adequately implement the delivery of a future C. diff vaccine.
Breaking the Chain of Infection
Barley Chironda, RPN, CIC, explains what the “chain of infection” is and what is needed to break it.
Consequences to Long-Term Antibiotic Therapy
Leonard Sigal, MD, explains the potential adverse consequences of long-term antibiotic therapy.
Should Pregnant Women Get Flu Shots?
William Schaffner, MD explains why pregnant women should get vaccinated against flu.
When to Suspect Diarrhea is Symptom of a <i>Clostridium difficile</i> Infection
Lawrence J. Brandt, MD; Erik Dubberke, MD; Dale N. Gerding, MD; Yoav Golan, MD, MS; and Peter L. Salgo, MD, distinguish between small bowel and large bowel diarrhea in patients with Clostridium difficile and discuss common approaches for diagnosing and managing patients.
Here's What You Need to Know About the <i>Clostridium difficile</i> Vaccine Efficacy Trial
Richard Haupt, MD, MPH, sheds light on the Clostridium difficile Vaccine Efficacy Trial (CLOVER).
How to Prevent Pathogen Spread in Your Health Care Facility
Daniel Diekema, MD, explains how clinicians can actively work to prevent pathogen spread in their health care facilities.
Why Might Lyme Disease Be Overdiagnosed or Overtreated?
Leonard Sigal, MD, explains why Lyme disease is sometimes overdiagnosed or overtreated.
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