With so many health trends out there, it can be overwhelming to decide if it is actually true or if it is just a trend. MU Extension Nutrition and Health Specialists and other health field experts are passionate about helping Missourians make the healthy decision the easy decision! Welcome to the University of Missouri Extension’s Truth or Trend podcast where we do the research, so you don’t have to.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s Acute Care Hospital Toolkit explains the four moments of antibiotic decision making and has tools to support their implementation and improve prescribing.
In the FALL 2017 Prevention Strategist, the authors state: “In spite of an increasing focus on SSI reduction efforts and overall lower infection rates, the stakes remain high for all patients having surgery. Approximately 55 percent of SSI cases may be preventable with appropriate implementation of evidence-based strategies.” Find out what’s new and what you need to know about preventing SSIs in this article.