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The importance of the BETR-D randomized clinical trial

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In the hierarchy of scientific studies, randomized clinical trials are some of the most highly-regarded. Until 2017, there had not been a randomized control trial on UVC disinfection in the health care setting. The Benefits of Enhanced Terminal-Room Disinfection study, or BETR-D study, was the first to examine UVC disinfection

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Posted 08.08.19
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UVC Disinfection in the OR Setting

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With AORN quickly approaching, we wanted to share some updated information on SSIs and UVC disinfection in the OR setting. In 2014, a total of 14.2 million operative procedures were performed in the inpatient setting in United States hospitals. Even more, SSIs are the costliest HAI type with an estimated

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Posted 04.03.19
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Duke University Medical Center reduces postoperative C. diff rates with bundled approach

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A new manuscript has been accepted by the Journal of the American College of Surgeons which examines C. diff in adult surgical patients. The paper, “Multidisciplinary Approach and Clostridium difficile Infection in Adult Surgical Patients,” discusses the multidisciplinary program that Duke University Medical Center implemented to reduce its C. diff

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Posted 02.25.19
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