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There’s a Guide For That!

Posted by Frances (Fran) K. Canty, MA, BSN, RN, VA-BC™ on Oct 1, 2018 12:01:00 PM

Guidance Supporting Practice for Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection

An admission to the hospital is an unnerving experience for both patients and their families. Patients are hopeful that their hospital experience will mitigate the issues surrounding their illness.  However, that is often not the outcome. Statistics show that the hospital environment itself may be the cause of additional infections and subsequent illnesses. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an alarming 1 in 25 hospitalized patients acquire at least one healthcare-associated infection (HAI).(1.)

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