May Celebrates National Critical Care Awareness and Recognition Month

May Celebrates National Critical Care Awareness and Recognition Month

CRITICAL CARE

Critical care clinicians work a high-pressure job even in the best of times. Throw in a global pandemic and stress levels rise significantly — all the more reason for the annual celebration.

More Intensive Care Articles
How COVID-19 is Making the Case for Single-Use Bronchoscopes
Prevention Strategies
Becker’s Hospital Review explored bronchoscope reprocessing and cross-contamination issues in a recent feature story. It’s an important issue to probe, especially now.
CHEST Guidelines for Bronchoscopy During COVID-19 Pandemic
Best Practices
'In such a kinetic milieu, these can be expected to evolve based on an expanding evidence base, the public health burden of disease, and the availability of trained personnel or medical infrastructure,' the authors of the guidelines write.
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Prevention Strategies

The new updates classify high-risk endoscopes while enhancing all areas of their reprocessing.

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Preventing Infection

The closely watched rankings are released annually and designed to help inform healthcare facilities and workers of risks and how to manage them.