Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Hand-Washing War Against Infections
Posted on Mon, Feb 08, 2010
Nearly 100,000 patients die every year in the U.S. from infections they get in hospitals. Catherine "Pat" Zakrzewski's death at Abington Memorial Hospital spurred a war there on infections. To save lives, hospital staffers are on a hand-washing crusade.
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