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Preventing Infections in the Hospital - What You Can Do: A Consumer Fact Sheet


Description

This fact sheet offers tips to help protect patients from infections in the hospital.

Tips on this fact sheet are divided into the following categories:

  • Planning ahead for surgery
  • While in the hospital following surgery
Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at: http://www.npsf.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/PreventingInfections2.pdf (If you don't have the software to open this PDF, download free Adobe Acrobat ReaderĀ® software External Web Site Policy.)

Developer

National Patient Safety Foundation

Funding Sources

National Patient Safety Foundation


QualityTool Topic

asp:qt-topic-replace-me


History

  • Release Date: 01/2003
  • Original Summary: 07/2006
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Last updated: April 04, 2012.