Preventing Infections in the Hospital - What You Can Do: A Consumer Fact Sheet

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Preventing Infections in the Hospital - What You Can Do: A Consumer Fact Sheet

Description

This fact sheet offers tips to help protect patients from infections in the hospital.

Tips on this fact sheet are divided into the following categories:

  • Planning ahead for surgery
  • While in the hospital following surgery

Developer:

National Patient Safety Foundation

Funding Sources:

National Patient Safety Foundation

History

Release Date: 2003
Original Summary: July 2006
Last Updated: 04/04/12

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