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Welcome to our Research Behind Infection Prevention segment, where Dr. Mohamed Yassin provides tough questions to top researchers and leaders in their field.

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Podcast – Episode 32

The research behind Stopping the Routine use of Contact Precautions for Management of MRSA and VRE and how it may affect HAIs overall.

Dr. Elise Martin & Dr. Mohamed Yassin

December 14, 2020

In this episode, Dr. Elise Martin from UPMC Presbyterian discusses the research she and Dr. Sarah Haessler, et all completed on discontinuing contact precautions for VRE and MRSA in the major article "Stopping the Routine use of Contact Precautions for Management of MRSA and VRE at Three Academic Medical Centers: An Interrupted Time Series Analysis" in the December 2020 edition of The American Journal of Infection Control

 

Also, we'll be sharing Dr. Yassin's summary of another major article by Dr. Elizabeth Monsees, et al on the "Implementation of a Nurse-Driven Antibiotic Engagement Tool in 3 Hospitals."

Find out more - December 2020 Issue of the American Journal of Infection Control

This episode brought to by the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC)

and Infection Prevention Spotlight 

More about Dr. Elise Martin:

 

Elise Martin, MD, MS received her MD from Georgetown and completed IM residency, ID fellowship, and MS in clinical research at UCLA.  She is currently the Associate Medical Director of Infection Prevention at UPMC Presbyterian. 

 

She is also an avid runner and loves to travel.

 

Best way to reach Dr. Martin:

Email: martine6@upmc.edu