Hospitals test extra precautions to prevent infection

01/6/2012 | San Antonio Express-News

University Hospital in San Antonio is one of 20 medical centers participating in a study to find out whether extra precautions can reduce the rate of hospital-acquired infections. Medical staff, family and friends must take steps such as donning gloves and gowns before visiting patients in intensive care. The study will evaluate whether the requirements lead to fewer patient visits from medical staff.

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