Epidemiology is the study of infections and how they spread through people such as in hospital and nursing-home patients. Infection Control is the study of how to prevent infections from spreading from person to person.
As infection preservationists, collaboration with other doctors, nurses, therapists and staff can break the cycle of healthcare associated transmission. Education of patients and healthcare providers is critical to break the cycle of infection.
Dr. Soni’s goal is to make sure your diagnosis is accurate and you are receiving the correct medication for the correct duration of time to eliminate the disease. This process helps decrease antibiotic resistance as well as the spread of disease. At times, stopping antibiotics is the correct answer if they were inadvertently started or no longer needed.