• Updated Guidelines on Infection Prevention in Pediatric Ambulatory Settings

    18 days ago - By Journal of Pediatric Nursing

    The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released updated guidelines on infection control and prevention in pediatric outpatient settings. Key recommendations include mandatory influenza vaccination for all healthcare workers offered free to all staff, expanded guidance on infection control practices for children with cystic fibrosis, guidance on additional prevention procedures during community outbreaks of infectious diseases and recommendations on improving communication between healthcare facilities when referring potentially contagious patients.
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