Ambulatory Surgical Centers Germs and Bacteria are the Enemy

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One of the problems that ASCs have to face is infection control. Germs and bacteria are the enemy and ASCs must take careful measures to prevent the spread of infection and sickness at their facilities.
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Cleanstethoscope Keep Your Pediatric Patients Healthy

If you are running a pediatric practice, keeping your young patients healthy is a top priority. Unfortunately, research conducted by the University Of Iowa College Of Medicine showed that kids have an increased risk of sickness after visiting the pediatrician. The study, published by
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The Dirty Stethoscope Dilemma Why Doctors Need To Take Action

The Dirty Stethoscope Dilemma: Why Doctors Need To Take Action to Prevent Deadly Healthcare-Acquired Infection Outbreaks Stethoscopes have long been associated with the transmission of healthcare-related bacterial infections. Writing in the esteemed medical journal The Lancet in the s
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CHANGE ONE THING, CHANGE EVERYTHING – An American Journey to Safe Care

Victoria and Armando Nahum are directors of the Safe Care Campaign. The Nahum’s founded Safe Care Campaign in 2006 after three members of their family, in three different hospitals in three different states, within 1 years’ time all became contaminated while being medically treated fo
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Cleanstethoscope and Cleanpen by Cleanint, featured on WebMD

On the WebMD blog, he goes on to write, “These are simple solutions for serious problems. For a device of this nature to be successful in a skeptical market, it has to be (a) inexpensive, (b) durable, (c) easy to use, and (d) highly-effective. I feel that the CleanStethoscope and Clea
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An article concerning Cross Infection between the Stethoscope diaphragm and the Patient

Evaluation of Stethoscopes as Vectors of Clostridium difficile and Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Healthcare workers’ stethoscopes are potential vectors for transmission of pathogens because they frequently come in contact with the skin of patients and are not routin
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Real World Update: Even when you clean your stethoscope, you re-contaminate it.

The ER nurse described her compliance in cleaning her stethoscope between each patient, and then continued to demonstrate her unconscious habit of putting her stethoscope around her neck as is common in a clinical environment.
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