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Summaries of Must-Read Clinical Literature, Guidelines, and FDA Actions

Must Reads In Healthcare-acquired Infections

Healthcare-acquired Infections for May/June 2017

Unplanned Hospitalization in Patients Receiving OPAT, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Jun 16; Schmidt, et al

Antibiotic-Associated ADEs in Hospitalized Patients, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2017 Jun 12; Tamma, et al

Impact of Sepsis Screening on Antibiotic Use & CDI, Am J Infect Control; ePub 2017 Jun 8; Hiensch, et al

Mortality of HAIs From Gram-Negative Bacteria and MRSA , Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol; ePub 2017 Jun 1; Nelson, et al

Does Rapid Sepsis Therapy Improve Patient Outcomes?, N Engl J Med; ePub 2017 May 21; Seymour, et al

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Healthcare-acquired Infections for March/April 2017

Risk of Acute CHD After Sepsis Hospitalization, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Mar 23; Wang, Moore, et al

Bloodstream Infections & Anti-VRE Antibiotic Therapy , Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Mar 20; Webb, Healy, et al

UTI Infections and Increase in Hospitalizations, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Feb 24; Simmering, et al

Infections Caused by Multi-Drug Resistant Pediatric MDR-GNE, J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc; ePub 2017 Feb 22; Meropol, et al

Prior Antibiotic Exposure and Hospital-Onset UTIs, BMC Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Feb 28; Bidell, et al

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Healthcare-acquired Infections for January/February 2017

MRSA and MSSA Pediatric Musculoskeletal Infections, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Feb 9; An, et al

Hospital-Acquired Respiratory Viral Infections , Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Feb 3; Chow, et al

Prevention of Recurrence in Patients with C. difficile, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2017 Feb 6; Stevens, et al

Endoscope Reprocessing Not Consistently Effective, Am J Infect Control; ePub 2017 Jan 31; Ofstead, et al

Hospital Admissions After Prostate Biopsy, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Jan 13; Evans, et al

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Healthcare-acquired Infections for November/December 2016

Syndromic Surveillance for Influenza-Like Illness, Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol; ePub 2016 Dec 19; Ridgway, et al

Antibiotic De-Escalation in Hospitals with ASP, BMC Infect Dis; ePub 2016 Dec 12; Liu, et al

Colistin Resistance in Patients with CRKp, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2016 Dec 10; Rojas, et al

Antibiotic Treatment of Uncomplicated Skin Infections, BMC Infect Dis; ePub 2016 Nov 28; Walsh, et al

CDI Incidence in US Hospitals Among Age Groups, BMC Infect Dis; ePub 2016 Nov 17; Pechal, et al

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Healthcare-acquired Infections for September/October 2016

Trends in CRKP Infections in NYC Hospitals, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2016 Oct 15; Park, et al

Antibiotics and Risk for CDI in Hospitalized Patients, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2016 Oct 10; Freedberg, et al

Molecular Rapid Diagnostic Testing for BSIs, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2016 Sep 26; Timbrook, et al

Disparities in CDI Infection by Race , BMC Infect Dis; ePub 2016 Aug 27; Argamany, et al

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