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  • NEJM Interview: Dr. Lisa Harris on preparing for the effects on p...
    Tue, 10 May 2022
    Dr. Lisa Harris is a professor of reproductive health, of obstetrics and gynecology, and of women’s and gender studies at the University of Michigan, where she also directs the fellowship program in family planning. Rachel Gotbaum, the interviewer, is a freelance health care journalist. L.H. Harris. Navigating Loss of Abortion Services — A Large Academic Medical Center Prepares for the Overturn of Roe v. Wade. N Engl J Med. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp2206246.
  • Forecasting the Future of Covid...
    Wed, 11 May 2022
    Eric Rubin is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal. Lindsey Baden is a Deputy Editor of the Journal. Marc Lipsitch is director of the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and scientific director of the new CDC Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. E.J. Rubin and Others. Audio Interview: Forecasting the Future of Covid. N Engl J Med 2022;386:e58.
  • NEJM Interview: Dr. Jonathan Oberlander on health care successes ...
    Wed, 11 May 2022
    Dr. Jonathan Oberlander is a professor of social medicine and of health policy and management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Oberlander. Health Care Reform under the Biden Administration — Broad Ambitions, Narrow Majorities. N Engl J Med 2022;386:1773-1775.

 

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  • Risk factors for catheter-related infection in children with can...
    2022-05-13
    Central venous catheters (CVC) are important tools in the treatment of pediatric cancer. These catheters are often used for chemotherapy, hemotherapy, hemodialysis, and antibiotic therapy. Despite rigorous preventive measures, catheter-related infections (CRI) are common. Indeed, central-line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) are the leading cause of healthcare-associated infection in the pediatric population 1.
  • Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on an emergency department-based...
    2022-05-13
    Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection remains an important public health problem throughout the world. It is estimated that more than 1.2 million people are living with HIV in the U.S., while approximately 13% of those with HIV are unaware they are infected.1 Located in south Florida, both Broward and Miami-Dade Counties counties continue to have the highest rate of new HIV diagnoses in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s latest HIV Surveillance Report.
  • Using PDSA cycles to improve oral care compliance ...
    2022-05-13
    Oral care has been shown to reduce hospital-associated pneumonia (HAP) rates, however, compliance with this practice is suboptimal. Using quality improvement PDSA cycles over an 8-week period, we saw improvements in oral care documentation compliance through statistical process control charts; HAP rates did not significantly decrease. Infection prevention leadership should consider regularly incorporating PDSA cycles to improve compliance with evidence-based infection prevention practices.


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