Erin Broeske latest report on OR Today Magazine about hospital-acquired infections;
One in 25 patients are diagnosed with a hospital-acquired infection (HAI) every day[i]. One quarter of HAIs are device-associated infections1. While all devices can serve as a potential vector for pathogens, reusable devices that have direct contact with a patient’s skin can pose a particularly high risk.
The good news is, there are effective solutions to minimize your risk of device-associated infections. Recent studies and reports demonstrate that using single-use devices (SUDs) can help reduce infection rates in hospitals…
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