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Onboarding Practice Managers Toolkit
August 2, 2019
Hand hygiene... the key to infection control in the healthcare setting
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that each year 722,000 patients in the United States acquire a hospital infection, representing about 1 infection for every 25 patients. These infections are becoming increasingly hard to treat, and can be life-threatening. Infections are also a complication of care in other settings including long-term care facilities, clinics and dialysis …
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