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2014-03-31 08:30:38

CHICAGO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of an effort to simplify skin cleansing and improve compliance with protocols, Aplicare is introducing its 4% CHG Skin Cleansing Kit today at the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Surgical Conference and Expo. The new 2-in-1 CHG Skin Cleansing Kit includes the essentials for two pre-procedural CHG cleanses, tailored to meet recommendations set by AORN. The easy-to-use kit also includes tools to help patients understand why...

2014-03-27 12:30:10

LAKE FOREST, Ill., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospira (NYSE: HSP), the world's leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies, today announced that, for the second consecutive year, its TheraDoc(TM) Infection Control Assistant(TM) software has been ranked as the top product in the Infection Control & Monitoring software category in the recently released Best in KLAS Awards 2013: Software and Services Report (more information available at www.theradoc.com). The...

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2014-03-27 05:21:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online About one of 25 men and women receiving medical care in American hospitals on any given day will acquire an infection during the course of their treatment, according to new estimates released Wednesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). According to Kim Painter of USA Today, the federal health agency report said that even though these incidents are preventable, they affect 648,000 patients per year....

2014-03-26 12:29:30

National and state data detail threat of healthcare-associated infections and opportunities for further improvements ATLANTA, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On any given day, approximately one in 25 U.S. patients has at least one infection contracted during the course of their hospital care, adding up to about 722,000 infections in 2011, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This information is an update to previous CDC estimates of...

Samples of silicone with the various dyes infused
2014-03-26 08:32:06

Oli Usher, University College London Researchers at UCL have developed a new antibacterial material which has potential for cutting hospital-acquired infections. The combination of two simple dyes with nanoscopic particles of gold is deadly to bacteria when activated by light - even under modest indoor lighting. And in a first for this type of substance, it also shows impressive antibacterial properties in total darkness. The research, from by Sacha Noimark and Ivan Parkin (both UCL...

2014-03-20 08:30:14

FOREST, Va., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forward thinking research centers around the world have been conducting tests on the latest disruptive technology which provides a new tool in the fight against infection and illness. Extensive testing has already been completed in the US against a variety of pathogens. The latest test by an independent FDA compliant US lab showed the NanoSeptic® surface completely eradicated the human Coronavirus in less than 30 minutes. Results from...

2014-03-15 23:01:08

Infection Control Market report also studies the sterilization services market, which includes healthcare solutions, hospital sterilization services, and applied sterilization technologies.http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/infection-control-market-1084.html (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 The"Infection Control Market - Sterilization (ETO Sterilization, E-Beam, Gamma, Steam, Low Temperature, Contract Services) & Disinfection (Endoscope Reprocessing, Disinfectant, Disinfector,...

2014-03-12 00:21:49

DUBLIN, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vs7tf3/sterilization) has announced the addition of the "Sterilization Equipment and Disinfectants Market - Forecasts to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vs7tf3/sterilization ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Sterilization equipment and Disinfectants are used in healthcare facility to kill...

2014-03-06 23:28:27

HyGreen, Inc. today announced a collaborative partnership with The Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The HyGreen Hand Hygiene Reminding and Recording System will be deployed in 25 MoH hospitals supporting its goal of reducing hospital acquired infections through improved hand hygiene. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 HyGreen, Inc. today announced a collaborative partnership with The Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Through its...

2014-03-06 23:23:47

Leader in providing Infection Prevention solutions announces changes to the Super Sani-Cloth® Germicidal Disposable Wipes Master Label. Orangeburg, NY (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 PDI, leader in providing Infection Prevention solutions, announced changes to the Super Sani-Cloth® Germicidal Disposable Wipes Master Label, including EPA acceptance on kill claims for three key microorganisms: Bordetella pertussis, Enterobacter cloacae (NDM-1 Positive) and Klebsiella pneumoniae (KPC-2...


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2011-04-14 13:29:59

Acinetobacter baumannii is a species of pathogenic bacteria that is resistant to most antibiotics. Some think the disease is killing tens of thousands of U.S. hospital patients each year due to its resistance to drug treatment. It can cause severe pneumonia and infections of the urinary tract, bloodstream, and other parts of the body. It forms opportunistic infections including reports of attacking wounded soldiers and is sometimes abbreviated as MDRAB. It is the most relevant human...

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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.