TITLE

Cheap, low-tech methods can slash infection rates

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Mar2007, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with an option of using cheap, low-technology measures to reduce the incidence of catheter-induced bloodstream infections in intensive care units. According to Hopkins' Center for Innovation in Quality Patient Care medical director Peter Pronovost, there is a common misperception involving hospital-based clinicians about the high cost of patient safety programs.
ACCESSION #
24729738

 

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