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Reducing infection in the outpatient dialysis facility

Reducing infection in the outpatient dialysis facility

[ Music ]>>Hello and welcome to today’s webinar, Tune in to Safe Healthcare: Reducing Infection in the outpatient dialysis facility – Results of the Standardizing Care to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric End Stage Renal Disease or SCOPE Collaborative. Hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Making Dialysis Safer for Patients Coalition. […]

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Implementing TB Infection Control in Out-patient Settings

Implementing TB Infection Control in Out-patient Settings

As a healthcare professional, you have a vital role to play in tuberculosis infection control in your clinic. If you see HIV positive patients in your clinic, you know that they’re at increased risk for getting TB because they’re very susceptible to certain infections. In fact, TB is the leading cause of death in people […]

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Infection Prevention is Everyone’s Business

Infection Prevention is Everyone’s Business

[ Music ]>>Do you know about sepsis? Sepsis is a deadly infection that can shutdown major organs within hours or days if not treated immediately. Sepsis is a medical emergency. I know from personal experience. My sister, Linda, while recovering in the hospital after surgery became infected with sepsis and even though doctors told us […]

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Unsafe Injection Practices in the U.S. Healthcare System

Unsafe Injection Practices in the U.S. Healthcare System

THE ARTICLES LIFTED HERE ARE A SAMPLING OF THIS MONTH’S SELECTION. THE FULL LISTING IS AVAILABLE AT CDC.GOV/SCIENCE CLIPS OR VIA ELECTRONIC SUBSCRIPTION. TODAY’S SPEAKERS INCLUDE DR. JOSEPH BERTH, DR. GUESS BERKHEAD AND DR. THOMAS HAMILTON FROM THE CENTER OF MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES, DR. MICHAEL BELL, FROM CDC’S DIVISION OF HEALTH CARE QUALITY PROMOTION […]

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