Newsletters

We issue monthly newsletters to keep hospital infection control professionals, nurses, and physicians up-to-date about technical, timely, and important news regarding infection control topics.

The DICON Newsletters for calendar year 2019 are listed below as examples of this valuable resource

  • January 2019 - Roll Up Your Sleeves and Get to Work: Evaluating Bare Below the Elbows
  • February 2019 - Probing for Problems: An Overview of Ultrasound Device-Associated Transmission of Infectious Diseases
  • March 2019 - Decolonization of Hospitalized MRSA Carriers May Be Beneficial but the Devil is in the Details 
  • April 2019 - TYRX Pocket - The Perfect Pocket?
  • May 2019 - Aerosols in the hospital: What we know and what we should worry about
  • June 2019 - Updated Recommendations for TB Testing and Treatment for Health Care Personnel 
  • July 2019 - Update on the Risks and Prevention of Infection after Procedures Involving Duodenoscopes
  • August 2019 - Who Left the Door Open?
  • September 2019 - ResPECTing Influenza: N95 vs. Surgical Masks to Prevent Healthcare Transmission
  • October 2019 - Preventing Surgical Site Infections During Cesarean Delivery 
  • November 2019 - Blood Cultures before antibiotics-Sequnce matters