5 Tips to Avoid Infection in the Hospital

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Patient Channel Staff on Apr 29, 2009 at 2:24PM

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5 Tips to Avoid Infection in the Hospital

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Be an Advocate

To avoid an infection while in the hospital, you or your advocate should make sure that everyone who enters the room follows these five simple rules, courtesy of the Safe Care Campaign.

Wash Hands
Insist that all health-care workers and visitors wash or sanitize their hands when they come into the room. No exceptions!

Reviewed by: Bruce B. Dan, M.D.

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