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New York City :: NY :: USA | 2 months ago

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NY, February 6, 2014) While most hospitals have polices in place to prevent health care-associated infections, clinicians often fail to follow evidence-based guidelines established to prevent these infections, according to new research from Columbia

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 7 months ago

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Infections acquired in the hospital cost the U.S. health care system $10 billion a year, new findings show. Past studies have pegged the annual cost of treating those infections at $20 billion to $40 billion, so the new numbers show progress is being

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London :: United Kingdom | over 1 year ago

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The cyclist was described as having a 'warmth and passion for life' A cyclist killed by an Olympic bus took to the roads only because he feared the Games would cause public transport chaos. Dan Harris, 28, was dragged under the wheels of a double-

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Kigoma :: Tanzania | 2 years ago

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Despite the rehabilitation of the road network, including construction and elevation of major highways and feeder roads to tarmac level all over the country, that has helped facilitate movement of both goods and passengers, the importance of a modern

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Baltimore :: MD :: USA | 2 years ago

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the source of the data CMS is publishing on its Hospital Compare website, says there were about 41,000 infections throughout hospitals linked to central lines in 2009. A line that hasn't been cleaned or

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Singapore :: Singapore | 2 years ago

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The snow may not fully melt, with a 'partial thaw' predicted by forecasters Heathrow Airport has said only half of Sunday's scheduled flights were likely to leave but services should return to normal on Monday. Up to 10cm (4in) of snow fell on

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San Jose :: CA :: USA | 2 years ago

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The statewide data highlight the need to do more to safeguard patients from largely preventable infections often caused when sloppy practices or contamination let harmful bacteria slip into a patient's bloodstream. Because hospitals self-report

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 3 years ago

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Your email address will be used by Medgadget editorial team only...Monday, April 4, 2011 Inserting central lines, breaking glass ampules, and many other daily tasks of a hospital nurse or an anesthesiologist can be brutal on the fingers, especially

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Detroit :: MI :: USA | 3 years ago

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Sunday, February 27, 2011 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette A new report from the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council drives home the fact that, for all of the miracles of modern medicine, health care continues to be unnecessarily dangerous for

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New Orleans :: LA :: USA | over 3 years ago

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Thirteen Louisiana hospitals are taking part in a two-year pilot program designed to eliminate infections, and potentially save millions in health-care costs, associated with central lines, large tubes inserted into the large vein above the heart.

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