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Conquering C. difficile

New and old infection control techniques work together to conquer C. difficile Ongoing staff education and new technology bring outbreak under control A proactive approach by...

Proton Pump Inhibitors: Are we doing no harm?

Ongoing stomach and digestive problems can be miserable for patients – and are a common cause for visits to a health care professional. Patients...

Superbugs study prompts dialogue on National Infection Control Guidelines

Sunnybrook researchers lead the first national base-line prevalence study of common antibiotic resistant organisms in Canadian acute-care hospitals. On any given day superbugs like MRSA...

Toronto East General Hospital striving to combat hospital acquired infections

TEGH introduces Clorox® Bleach-Based Wipes as their primary cleaning agent, and investigates UV light technology An innovator in Ontario healthcare, Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH) is...

Connecting patient safety and infection prevention

When SARS claimed 44 lives in Ontario in 2003—even though no one died at the Brant Community Healthcare System—it significantly changed the way care...

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