Description: Norovirus, sometimes referred to as the winter vomiting bug, is the most common cause of gastroenteritis. Infection is characterized by diarrhea, vomiting, and stomach pain. Blood is not usually present. Fever or headaches may also occur. This usually develops 12 to 48 hours after being exposed. Recovery typically occurs within 1 to 3 days. Complications may include dehydration.
Description: Current guideline for the prevention and control of norovirus gastroenteritis outbreaks in healthcare settings published in 2011, minor edits in 2016.
Description: Clean and disinfect surfaces starting from the areas with a lower likelihood of norovirus contamination (e.g., tray tables, counter tops) to areas with highly contaminated surfaces (e.g., toilets, bathroom
Description: An Ohio hospital system says an intensive care doctor ordered "significantly excessive and potentially fatal" doses of pain medicine for at least 27...
Description: The British Columbia Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) and the Ministry of Health have developed provincial guidelines for the treatment of opioid addiction. The guidelines are aimed at improving prescribers’ knowledge of the various medical and psychosocial treatments available for opioid addiction in the face of the growing problem of opioid overdoses attributable to fentanyl and other ...
Description: - Antibiotics C. difficile diarrhea - Treatment CDI adults RELATED TOPICS. Clostridioides (formerly Clostridium) difficile and probiotics; Clostridioides (formerly Clostridium) difficile infection in adults: Clinical manifestations and diagnosis
Description: Treatment is urgent and delays can be fatal.: 328 The location and history related to the infection determines the treatment. The route of administration of an antibiotic varies. Antibiotics effective against MRSA can be given by IV, oral, or a combination of both and depends on the specific circumstances and patient characteristics. The use of concurrent treatment with vancomycin other beta ...
Description: Infectious Diseases articles covering symptoms, diagnosis, epidemiology, treatment, prognosis, and follow-up. Peer reviewed and up-to-date recommendations written by leading experts.
Description: Clinical Guidelines. Authored by a talented group of GI experts, the College is devoted to the development of new ACG guidelines on gastrointestinal and liver diseases.
Description: Unique Label Claims and Efficacy Test Protocols. A registrant who wishes to add a claim for any specific public health microorganism other than those actually included in the product’s basic efficacy testing (e.g, Salmonella enterica, Staphylococcus aureus, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa), must submit efficacy testing for each such additional microorganism.
Description: INVESTIGATION: Three days before Dr. Bradstreet was found dead in a river, U.S. govt. agents raided his research facility to seize a breakthrough cancer treatment called GcMAF
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Description: Apr 03, 2018 · Introduction. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has developed this Employee Health and Personal Hygiene Handbook to encourage practices and behaviors that can help prevent food employees from ...
Description: Influenza is an important issue in residential care. Residents, particularly the elderly, are often vulnerable to influenza due to co-morbidities and/or advanced age, and the environment of communal living facilitates the spread of respiratory agents.
Description: Treatment of latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection is an essential component of tuberculosis control and elimination. The current standard regimen of isoniazid for 9 months is efficacious ...
Description: This course is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other healthcare professionals in New York required to complete education to enhance their knowledge of infection control.
Description: Emergency Medicine articles covering diagnosis, lab studies, imaging, procedures, prehospital care, emergency department care, prognosis, follow-up. Peer reviewed and up-to-date recommendations written by leading experts
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