TITLE

Infection Prevention and Control, Starting with Flo

AUTHOR(S)
Letizia, MariJo
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
MEDSURG Nursing;Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p315
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the control and prevention of infection through the application of hygienic practices that are promoted by Florence Nightingale since the 1850s. The champion of nursing is an advocate of the isolation of infected patients and the sterilization of medical equipment to reduce the mortality in hospitals. In the U.S., an estimated 90,000 patients die annually from infections associated with health care.
ACCESSION #
56601123

 

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