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  1. OCT May Speed Detection of Pneumonia-Related Bacteria in ICU PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Infection Control Today

    These are images from endotracheal tubes: a) 5000 SEM image of 120-h postintubation endotracheal tube showing the presence of extracellular polymeric substrate; 5000 SEM image of same endotracheal tube in a different location; 15,000 SEM of same endotracheal tube focusing in on a cluster of cells; and corresponding OCT image. Courtesy of Andrew Heidari/University of California Irvine, and David Sampson/University of Western Australia The ability to better detect and assess bacteria linked to a form of pneumonia prevalent in hospital intensive care units could soon become possible, according to research reported in the latest issue of the Journal of Biomedical Optics.

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  2. Perioperative Surgical Home Further Improves Quality, Reduces Costs in Second Year, Study FindsRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2015 | Infection Control Today

    Cost savings and quality improvement increased from the first year of implementation to the second in the Perioperative Surgical Home model of care when used for knee or hip replacement patients at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, according to a study presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY 2015 annual meeting. Evidence of long-term sustainability of the PSH model is significant for groups such as UC Irvine which anticipate extending the PSH to other specialty areas.

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