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2014-04-29 20:27:04

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The Market for Hospital-Acquired Infection Control (Sterilization, Disinfection, Testing and Treatment)http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/healthcare/market_hospital_acquired_infection_control_sterilization_disinfection_testing_treatment.html Given the cost of hospital-acquired and healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), demand has increased for solutions that can help the...

2014-04-23 12:30:07

Emerging Therapies Active Against Multidrug-Resistant Pathogens Will Be Preferred Over Generic Carbapenems, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that two emerging therapies in late-stage clinical development--AstraZeneca/Forest Laboratories' ceftazidime-avibactam and Tetraphase's eravacycline--will replace carbapenems as preferred therapies for treatment of gram-negative infections (GNIs) due to...

2014-04-22 12:30:03

Hospitals, Patients Encouraged to Prevent the Spread of Antimicrobial Resistant Bacteria with Safe Hand Hygiene Practices CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deb Group, creators of the DebMed® Group Monitoring System(TM) (GMS) and a range of hand hygiene and sanitizer products, announces today its support of the annual WHO Save Lives: Clean Your Hands Day. Recognized around the globe each year on May 5, the WHO campaign shines a light on the role of hand hygiene in...

2014-04-14 12:33:13

EVANSTON, Ill., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SwipeSense, Inc., a privately-held health and safety technology company focused on reducing hospital-acquired infections, today announced the appointment of Jeff Baker to serve as Chief Commercial Officer. Mr. Baker brings more than 20 years of sales and market implementation experience to the Company, and has a strong background in strategic planning and technology utilization in patient-focused settings....

2014-04-04 23:02:51

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Coatings for Medical Devices markets. Global market for Coatings for Medical Devices is projected to reach US$10.7 billion by 2020, driven by increasing number of surgical interventions and the resulting rise in demand for diagnostic and surgical devices, and growing focus on shorter hospital stays by reducing the risk of nosocomial infections. San Jose, California (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn. - Microbial...

2014-04-02 12:26:12

Blood transfusions are among the most common treatments for hospitalized patients nationwide, but doing them less often reduces infection rates by nearly 20 percent, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association co-authored by Neil Blumberg, M.D., professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. As director of transfusion medicine and the blood bank at UR Medicine, Blumberg for more than 25 years has been investigating how to make blood...

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...


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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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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