New publications in English

  • February-28-17

    Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) Infections
    Surveillance results: 2015-2016

    From April 1, 2015, to March 31, 2016, 89 healthcare facilities took part in the surveillance of healthcare-associated vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) infections, for a combined total of 4,833,086 patient days (Table 1). In total, 78 VRE infections were reported among patients who contracted strain during a current or previous hospital stay in the reporting facility (categories 1a and 1b). The incidence rate of healthcare-associated VRE infection (cat. 1a and 1b) was 0.16 per 10,000 patient days. This...

  • February-28-17

    Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Bloodstream Infections
    Surveillance results: 2015-2016

    From April 1, 2015, to March 31, 2016, 89 healthcare facilities participated in the surveillance of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bloodstream infections, for a combined total of 4,851,752 inpatient days (Table 1). Together, these facilities reported 65 cases of healthcare-associated MRSA bloodstream infections (HA-MRSA-BSI). The incidence rate was 0.13 per 10,000 patient-days. This incidence rate of HA-MRSA-BSI has declined over the past...

  • January-17-17

    From Tiny Tot to Toddler is a practical guide that contains scientifically supported information about pregnancy, delivery and the first two years of a child’s life. A free printed guide is given to all new Québec parents at the beginning of pregnancy follow-up. Parents involved in an adoption process can also receive a free guide.

    2017 edition: What’s new?

    The 2017 edition of the guide From Tiny Tot to Toddler is a reprint of the 2015 edition.

    The main new feature in the 2015 edition was an updated Foods chapter. To view these changes, we suggest you download only the Foods chapter.

    For the 2017...