SUPERBUG CONCERNS GROWING
April 21, Stat
The CDC is warning about a new health threat from the deadly fungus C. auris.
HEALTHCARE WORKERS MORE LIKELY TO HAVE POOR DIETARY HABITS
April 20, McKnight's
Healthcare support workers are more likely to smoke or have poor dietary habits compared to workers in other occupations, according to a recently published study.
CHANGING YOUR CULTURE... ON CULTURES
April 19, McKnight's
The indiscriminate ordering of urinary cultures - the number one culprit for overuse of antibiotics in LTC - has to go.
STUDY: SNF STAFF TRAINING HELPS CUT ANTIPSYCHOTIC USE
April 18, McKnight's
A training program that teaches nursing home staff better understand cognitively impaired residents' behavior may help reduce the use of antipsychotic medications.