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CDC Vital Signs. March 3, 2016.
Health care–associated infections (HAI) are a worldwide patient safety problem. This article and accompanying set of infographics spotlight the importance of addressing HAIs and provide updates on improvements associated with better use of catheters, appropriate patient isolation, and increased vigilance to reduce the risks of antibiotic-resistant infections.
CDC Vital Signs. March 2012:1-4.
This newsletter article and accompanying set of infographics describes strategies to help patients and health care providers prevent health care–associated infections.
Consumer Reports Health. September 2009.
Drawing from surveys of nurses and patients, this article offers tips on how to improve safety during a hospital stay.
Dubner SJ, Levitt SD. New York Times Magazine. September 24, 2006:22.
This article discusses physician noncompliance with hand hygiene recommendations and describes several low-tech interventions, including a screensaver showing germs captured in a Petri dish off a physician's "clean" hands.