Hospital-acquired infections are now killing more people every year in the United States than die from AIDS or cancer or car accidents combined – about 100,000.
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Apparently it is possible for hospitals to virtually eliminate something called central line infections,(and by extension possibly most hospital-acquired infections) as shown in the video- Hospitals and preventable infections which mentions how Roseville Medical centre went seven year in a row without central line infections.
A big factor in the death of my father was a hospital-acquired infection, so this video had particularly captured my eye today.
Here is a story about how a hospital-acquired infection impacted one patient’s life and the life of his family.