Nurses pen light-hearted poem on COVID-19

By Sherri Gallant Here’s looking up your nose! — with The Swabbers’ Rhyme Collaboration lies at the heart of assessment and testing measures for COVID-19 across...
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Mitigating the impact of hospital-acquired infections

*Sponsored Content By Greg Miziolek Hospital-acquired infections, sometimes referred to as healthcare-associated infections (in both cases, HAIs) are the most frequent adverse events affecting patients in...

Scratching the surface to protect against microorganisms

By Carrie Stefanson Copper can help reduce the spread of disease, and new research shows which varieties are more effective. Countless people move through hospitals, touching...

Using social media to treat COVID-19 patients remotely

As the Canadian health-care system prepares for a potential second wave of COVID-19, there are lessons to be learned from a recent study published...

Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) yesterday, today, and tomorrow

Reflecting on the initial early news from December 31, 2019 about a pneumonia-like illness of an unknown cause detected in Wuhan, China, I was...

Medical mask testing services in Canada

*Sponsored Content The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented demand for medical personal protective equipment (PPE). This is particularly true for procedure or surgical type...

Southlake’s first dedicated COVID-19 units are feeling prepared and confident

By Michelle Lee Hoy Operations at Southlake Regional Health Centre have seen significant changes in the past few months. With the onset of COVID-19, our...

A homegrown solution to PPE shortage

By Elaine Mitropoulos In the face of a national PPE shortage, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton has developed a homegrown solution to reduce the risk of...

Pandemic: Time for reflection

By Barbara Catt Pandemic!  This is our reality here and now.  Here and now Infection Prevention and Control Professionals are essential and necessary in healthcare...

Physician poll reveals lack of masks and supplies much starker than portrayed

The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is calling for urgent action to address the lack of supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) for health providers...

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