Deadly infections

March 2010
Consumer Reports;Mar2010, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p16
The article focuses on the rates of hospital-acquired infections in the United States, particularly deaths from central-line infections, or bloodstream infections from intravenous catheters. The article argues that central-line infections are preventable and talks about public disclosure laws on hospital infection rates. INSET: A life-saving checklist to take to the hospital.


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