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Sepsis: Stopping an insidious killer

How to recognize sepsis in time and use the therapies recommended by the Surviving Sepsis Campaign.

Save a life-wash your hands

Did you grow up with your mother insisting you wash your hands? She was right! As nurses, we all know that the simple act...

Mumps on the rebound

After decades of dormancy, mumps is back and could be making an appearacne soon at a clinic or hospital near you.

Take Note – December 2006

CDC recommends HIV screening for everyone New recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) call for routine human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) screening...

Using antibiotics effectively for acute-care patients

In the ever-escalating war between bacteria and human beings, some of the bugs are outsmarting us. Here's what you need to know about antibiotic therapy to help reduce bacterial resistance and optimize therapy for patients with acute infections.

Take Note – November 2006

American Diabetes Association releases food guidelines for specific medical categories “When you’re talking about diabetes, there is no ‘one size fits all’ diet,” said Ann...

Take Note – October 2006

CDC recommends annual flu shots for children ages 2 to 4 For the first time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is endorsing...

Seasonal influenza immunization for healthcare workers gains attention

Flu season approaches. Protect yourself and your patients by getting immunized.

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Will Omicron Be More Contagious Than Delta?

If the first thing you heard about the omicron variant over the holiday weekend was that it is bad news, the second thing was...