Tag: "MRSA"

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Hand Hygiene, Prescription Vigilance, UV-C equipment

Hand Hygiene, Prescription Vigilance, UV-C equipment

LMHS: What’s the latest on superbugs? Source: News-Press.com Author: Kathleen Welch The discovery of penicillin in 1929 was one of the greatest breakthroughs in medical history. Antibiotics have allowed science and innovation to progress into modern medicine: joint replacements, organ transplants and cancer therapy are just a few procedures dependent on the ability to fight […]

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Deadly superbugs on the rise What you need to know - KPC

Concern has been raised once again over the threat of deadly ‘superbugs’ – 9/25/12

Deadly ‘superbugs’ on the rise: What you need to know Concern has been raised once again over the threat of deadly ‘superbugs,’ after a seventh individual at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, Md., died Friday after contracting an antibiotic-resistant strain of bacteria. According to the Washington Post, the boy from Minnesota […]