While no one in health care doubts that increased hand hygiene will significantly reduce infections, the question has always been how to ensure that proper hand hygiene is consistently practiced.
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BALTIMORE — This is no ordinary intensive care unit: Every doctor, nurse, friend or loved one must cover their clothes with a bright yellow gown...
A new policy announced in Washington D.C. on October 8 was billed as a huge step forward in patient safety. The truth is that it will do almost nothing to prevent infections that kill more than 100,000 patients a year.
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