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Infections in Hospitals

Hospital-Acquired Infections -- The Real Story

Adam Aronson | Posted 09.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Adam Aronson

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.

'Germ Inspectors' Help Prevent Hospital Infections

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BALTIMORE — This is no ordinary intensive care unit: Every doctor, nurse, friend or loved one must cover their clothes with a bright yellow gown...

Empty Promises For Patients

Betsy McCaughey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Betsy McCaughey

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.