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Less Chance of Catching an Infection in ICU If You Have Your Own Room

About 30% of ICU patients acquire infections that drive up morbidity and mortality, and cost hospitals lots of money. In a recent study, single-bed rooms when compared to multi-bed rooms resulted in better infection control. On their own, patients were less likely…

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Pathogen Alert

by Staff Clostridium difficile. The name might be unfamiliar, but the pathogen is on the rise. There has been a sharp increase in the prevalence of C. diff in hospitals around the country, according to a survey taken in 648…

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