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In The News April 2012
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Antibiotic Resistance
Antimicrobial resistance in the European Union and the world
Antibiotic resistance could bring ‘end of modern medicine’
Leading infectious diseases experts call for increased focus on protecting antibiotics
Dental Office Safety
Little and not often, please; Dental X-rays
A guide to OSHA's new GHS chemical labeling requirements
Campaign to engage 100,000 healthcare personnel behind needlestick injury prevention
Dental Unit Waterlines
Legionnaires? disease and dental unit water
Update on infectious risks associated with dental unit waterlines
Emergency Preparedness
Tornadoes: Being prepared
Environmental Health
Climate change could be tough on seniors' health: Study
Hand Care and Hygiene
Despite prodding, patients remain reluctant to ask healthcare workers about handwashing
Debunking hand hygiene myths
Study: Hand disinfection doesn't prevent rhinovirus infection
Infection Control in Dentistry
Study: Bacteria found on 70% of dental bib holders
Infectious Diseases
Swine flu case worries US scientists
Young kids most susceptible to influenza A (H3N2) variant
Supplement 2: Innovations in oral health care for people living with HIV/AIDS
Primary tuberculosis: an unusual finding in the oral cavity
US, Europe report declining flu markers
Whooping cough: Frequently asked questions
A qualitative study of patients' attitudes toward HIV testing in the dental setting
Detection of infectious influenza virus in cough aerosols generated in a simulated patient examination room
The disease that won’t die: Tuberculosis in Peru
Washington headed for whooping cough record
Whooping cough bacteria may be changing their ways in Australia
MMWR: Trends in Tuberculosis — United States, 2011
CDC warns US travelers to Olympics could bring home measles
Diagnoses of HIV infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2010
Hepatitis C infection increasing among adolescents, young adults
Slide show: Clostridium difficile prevention
Meetings and Conferences
The Texas Meeting
143rd SCDA Annual Session
41st Annual Convention of the Ordre des Dentistes du Québec
2012 ADA Annual Session: San Francisco
Occupational Health
Screening of dental staff nurses for noise induced hearing loss
Patient Safety
Dental x-rays and risk of meningioma
Patient safety in developing countries: retrospective estimation of scale and nature of harm to patients in hospital
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Exploring the benefits of double-gloving during surgery
Risk of surgical glove perforation in oral and maxillofacial surgery
Vaccines and Immunology
Strategies for improving health care personnel influenza vaccination rates
No seizure risk from measles vaccine in older children
Study explains how the first effective HIV vaccine worked
Promising vaccine targets on hepatitis C virus
Whooping cough vaccine fades in pre-teens: study
TB vaccine trials near completion in South Africa




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