TITLE

Plan launched to tackle hospital infections

AUTHOR(S)
Pincock, Stephen
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/13/2003, Vol. 327 Issue 7428, p1366
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses plans by the British government to tackle the problem of hospital-acquired infections which affect 100,000 Britons each year and generate costs of £1bn. Details of the plans which include appointing a director of infection control and a drive to ensure that staff wash their hands frequently; Struggles with a strain of methicillin-resistant Staph aureus.
ACCESSION #
11719498

 

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