10 top patient safety, infection control stories in September

Mackenzie Bean –
Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

Here are the 10 most-read infection control and client security stories for the month, starting with the most popular:.

A patient death that Colorado health center staff connected to a gadget malfunction and understaffing recorded Beckers Clinical Leadership & & Infection Control readers attention the most in September.

1. HCA healthcare facility staff link gadget breakdown, client death to understaffing.

2. Nurse accused of working without mask after COVID-19 exposure may face criminal probe.

3. Michigan NP sentenced to probation for scams, recycling rectal gadgets on clients,.

4. After baptism by fire, medical facilities say theyre much better prepared to treat COVID-19 this fall.

5. 4 common mistakes to avoid after a medical error.

6. Clinicians caution of Benadryl overdoses linked to viral TikTok difficulty.

7. Medical errors increase by almost 20% around daytime savings time, study discovers.

8. Brigham and Womens works to control COVID-19 cluster impacting 10 in med-surg systems.

9. This simple change could cut surgical infection risk in half.
10. UW-Madison students think about deliberately contracting COVID-19 amid quarantine.

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2 bills objective to increase vaccination rates amongst pregnant womenCDC-recommended vaccines need to be obligatory for health care personnel, infectious illness specialists state Healthcare employees ought to get coronavirus vaccine first, 91% of surveyed US adults say.

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