Protect Yourself from Health Care Acquired Infections

Every day, patients get infections in healthcare facilities while they are being treated for something else. These infections can have devastating emotional, financial, and medical effects. Worst of all, they can be deadly. What can you do as a patient or loved one of a patient to minimize risk? Check out the Center for Disease Control and Prevention resources on this issue, http://www.cdc.gov/HAI/patientSafety/patient-safety.html


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