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Read current official CDC news updates, listed below in the Newsfeeds section, descending from the most recent on top. See the notices from both organizations mapped globally immediately below.**

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CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR):

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The Travel Clinical Assistant (TCA) is by the Georgia Department of Health.

  • Covid-19 and Health Equity...
    Wed, 07 Dec 2022
    Eric Rubin is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal. Lindsey Baden is a Deputy Editor of the Journal. Matifadza Hlatshwayo Davis is Director of the Department of Health of the City of St. Louis. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. E.J. Rubin and Others. Audio Interview: Covid-19 and Health Equity. N Engl J Med 2022;387:e73.
  • NEJM Interview: Robert Shireman on policy changes allowing accred...
    Wed, 07 Dec 2022
    Robert Shireman is the director of higher education excellence and a senior fellow at The Century Foundation Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. R. Shireman. For-Profit Medical Schools — Concerns about Quality and Oversight. N Engl J Med 2022;387:2105-2107.
  • Five Disease Outbreaks beyond Covid-19...
    Wed, 30 Nov 2022
    Eric Rubin is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal. Lindsey Baden is a Deputy Editor of the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. E.J. Rubin, L.R. Baden, and S. Morrissey. Audio Interview: Five Disease Outbreaks beyond Covid-19. N Engl J Med 2022;387:e68.

 

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Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal

This list includes items from the latest issue of the Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal.

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Listen: New England Journal of Medicine

The New England Journal of Medicine is a weekly general medicine journal, and this audio news feed presents interviews with specialists.

Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal:

This list contains articles published online ahead of print.

 

Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy:

News from the University of Minnesota Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP).

Johns Hopkins Medicine RSS Feed:

Johns Hopkins Medicine science and medical news.

American Journal of Infection Control:

RSS feed including 'the latest published articles, both published in an issue and published as Articles in Press.'

  • Impact of an Inclusive COVID-19 Visitation Policy on Patient Sat...
    2022-12-02
    Hospitalization can be a stressful and emotionally taxing event for patients. Support provided to patients by visitors is recognized as an integral component in addressing the complex needs of hospitalized patients. Patient and family centered care has been associated with improved outcomes and satisfaction for both patients and their families1. Liberal visitation policies have resulted in decreases in rates of delirium and even shorter intensive care unit (ICU) stays in critically ill patients2-4.
  • An unheard voice: Infection prevention professionals reflect on ...
    2022-12-02
    The initial phases of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic was a time of clinical uncertainty and shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) which required a shift away from the evidence-based practices foundational to the work of infection prevention professionals (IPP). IPPs were challenged to deliver rapidly changing guidance across their institutions about PPE use that contradicted best practice. IPPs were overwhelmed by the content, frequency and volume of their communication needed to ensure the safety of frontline staff.
  • Preventing pediatric catheter-associated urinary tract infection...
    2022-12-01
    Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) are among the most common healthcare-associated infections and represent a significant burden on the healthcare system. Known complications of CAUTI include gram-negative bacteremia, meningitis, endophthalmitis, endocarditis, and septic arthritis.1 According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), a CAUTI event costs between $4,000-$29,000, on average $13,793 per event.2 CAUTI risk factors can be both modifiable and non-modifiable.


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