Clostridium difficile--Associated Disease
- Tuberculosis: New Draft Guidelines From CDC For Preventing Transmission In Healthcare. // Legal Eagle Eye Newsletter for the Nursing Profession;Jan2005, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p8
Reports on the availability of new guidelines drafted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, for prevention of tuberculosis transmission in health care settings. Objective of the new guidelines to replace the prior one and reflect new knowledge about epidemiology of...
- Outbreaks of Human Metapneumovirus in Two Skilled Nursing Facilities - West Virginia and Idaho, 2011-2012. Ibrahim, Sherif; Scott, Melissa; Bixler, Danae; Pedersen, Randi; Tripp, Jennife; Carter, Kris; Erdman, Dean; Schneider, Eileen; Britton, Carla // MMWR Recommendations & Reports;11/22/2013, Vol. 62 Issue 46, p909
The article focuses on the investigation of human metapneumovirus (hMPV) outbreak reported at two skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) in West Virginia and Idaho. It states that the investigation characterized hMPV as high proportion of lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs). Also mentioned are...
- Breaking the chain of infections. COMBES, JOHN // AHA News;8/7/2015, Vol. 51 Issue 16, p6
The article reports on the Vital Signs issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC) on August 4, 2015 containing information on how the health care sector can interrupt the spread of infections like the antibiotic resistant Clostridium difficile.
- CDC. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p394
An encyclopedia entry for "CDC," which refers to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is presented.
- Viral report card. // Fairfield County Business Journal;4/26/2010, Vol. 49 Issue 17, p42
The article offers information on the several studies concerning swine flu in Connecticut including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), mentioning that New England has the highest vaccination coverage.
- Spike In Stomach-churning Illness Blamed On A Nasty Virus. // CruiseGuide;3/29/2010, p1
The article reports on the investigation conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concerning an incident of norovirus-related sickness on nine different voyages in Atlanta, Georgia.
- Gastroenteritis on the Rise. WOODS, CHRISTOPHER W. // DukeMedicine HealthNews;Jun2012, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p4
The article focuses on the increase of the number of people dying due to gastroenteritis or stomach flu and the ways for the prevention of the disease. According to the study presented by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) during International Conference on Emerging...
- Emergency room fix: elder fall prevention. O'Connor, John // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Jun2010, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p1
The article presents a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention which suggests that nursing homes can lessen emergency department visits by raising their fall-prevention efforts in the U.S. in 2010.
- Potent virus spreads in close quarters. // Consumer Reports on Health;Jun2007, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p3
The article reports that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP) has determined that norovirus, a virulent strain of a gastrointestinal bug, is responsible for illness in the winter of 2007. It was noted that norovirus outbreaks have raged in cruise ships, hospitals, nursing...