Top News: #Infections

Here are the top read news for #Infections: CDC sounds the alarm about salmonella risk from small turtles: Stay away from small turtles: they are behind four separate salmonella outbreaks that sickened 133 people across the U.S. since last year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In an announcement today, the CDC…

Top News: #Infections

Here are the top read news for #Infections: Antibiotic-coated tubes ‘could cut child infection rates’: Fewer children would develop infections in intensive care if the plastic tubes used to deliver drugs straight into their veins were coated in antibiotics, a study in The Lancet suggests. At present the practice is used only in adults, but…

Top News: #Healthcare

Here are the top read news for #Healthcare: Walgreens To Begin Selling Heroin Antidote Without Prescription: Walgreens has announced it will now be offering the heroin antidote Naloxone over the counter without a prescription, a move law enforcement officials say will save lives: Read more   Opioid crisis puts pharmacists on the front line, pressed to serve…

Top News: #AntiobioticResistance

Here are the top read news for #antibioticresistance:   Everything You Need To Know About Superbugs: Ebola found its way to the United States. Shigella is currently circulating domestically. And these two are neither the first nor last superbugs we’ll hear of. Read more   Antibiotic switching ‘evades bacterial resistance’: Switching between two antibiotics in…

Top News – #Antibioticresistance

Here are the top read news for #antibioticresistance:   Clinical Analytics, Antibiotic Stewardship Boost Patient Safety: Implementing a sound antibiotic stewardship program can dramatically improve hospital quality and patient safety while reducing the risk of penalties for hospital acquired conditions, but many organizations do not have the time, staff, or knowledge necessary to tackle the…