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Saving Lives in the Shadows of Healthcare

Abstract Superbugs (or multidrug-resistant pathogens) are being spread, as our treatment choices diminish. Diagnostic tests to identify the pathogen(s) responsible for an infection can improve...
Antimicrobial Resistance Infographic

Antimicrobials in Canada, by the Numbers

A Canadian Perspective The numbers don’t lie: antimicrobial misuse in Canada is a pervasive and growing problem. With approximately 23.8 million antibiotic prescriptions written annually,...
Risk, Behavior & Culture Assessment

Comprehensive Healthcare Staff Culture Survey

Staff culture eats strategy for lunch. Or was it breakfast? Take the Survey This snappy phrase, often attributed to management guru Peter Drucker, is meant to suggest...
Antimicrobial Stewardship to Fight Back Against Antimicrobial Resistance

Antimicrobial Stewardship to Fight Back Against Antimicrobial Resistance

Antimicrobial resistance is a growing problem in our healthcare system. Our available regimens of antimicrobial agents are becoming less and less effective as bacteria...
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Building a Career In Infection Prevention: Jomcy’s Story

Abstract: The author of the following article discusses her path to building a career in Infection Prevention and Control.  Through volunteer opportunities, job shadowing and...
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Pan Access: The Need for Open Access

Abstract: Valuable information from all over the world is being overlooked because the information is not being provided to the key players. Access to the...
HIV & Charlie Sheen

Charlie Sheen confirms he is HIV – positive: What You Need to Know

In an interview on NBC's Today Show, the actor Charlie Sheen (best known for his role in the American television sitcom, Two and a...