Dr. W Huskins is a pediatric infectious disease specialist practicing in Rochester, MN. Dr. Huskins specializes in recurring or persistent diseases caused by bacteria, parasites or fungus in infants, children and adolescents. Pediatric infectious disease specialists also provide consultation to other health care professionals dealing with complex cases.
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- Risk-adjusted infection rates in surgery: a model for outcome measurement in hospitals developing new quality improvement programmes.
- Transmission and control of infections in out-of-home child care.
- Reducing infections among women undergoing cesarean section in Colombia by means of continuous quality improvement methods.
- Computerized pharmacy databases as source of data on antimicrobial prescriptions in children's hospitals.
- A new prognostic scoring system for meningococcal septic shock in children: comparison with three other scoring systems.
- Infection control in countries with limited resources.
- Interventions to prevent transmission of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in the intensive care unit.
- Predicting clearance of colonization with vancomycin-resistant Enterococci and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by use of weekly surveillance cultures.
- The past, present, and future of healthcare‐associated infection prevention in pediatrics: viral respiratory infections.
- Reliability of the identification of the systemic inflammatory response syndrome in critically ill infants and children.
- Quality improvement interventions to prevent healthcare-associated infections in neonates and children.
- Identifying and aligning expectations in a mentoring relationship.
- Reply: Evaluation of respiration and heart rate decreases reliability of the pediatric systemic inflammatory response syndrome definition.
- Mentoring translational science investigators.
- Predictors of indoor absolute humidity and estimated effects on influenza virus survival in grade schools.
- Member Minnesota Medical Association/Zumbro Valley
- Children's Hospital Boston
- Fellow - Pediatric Infectious Diseases: Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
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