TITLE

Searching for an Infection Control Blueprint

AUTHOR(S)
COMMINS, JOHN
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Nov2008, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on determining infection control staffing levels to identify and reduce the risk of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). It reports that deaths of nearly 90,000 patients in U.S. hospitals are struck by HAIs each year. The Association of Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology recommends a cultural change in the way hospital leadership addresses this type of infection.
ACCESSION #
35286539

 

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