Infection prevention methods save lives, money at hospitals

09/9/2011 | United Press International

Strict hand hygiene enforcement, measures to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia, and compliance with guidelines for the use of central-line catheters reduce hospital-acquired infections, according to a study published in the journal Health Affairs. The three methods helped reduce patient deaths by 2 percentage points and hospital stays by an average of two days, according to the study.

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