August 26, 2015
The killers that even top hospitals just wink at
New research in the latest issue of Critical Care Medicine shows doctors and other hospital staff routinely ignore steps known to protect patients from infections, such as putting on a mask and gown before doing certain procedures. They have the knowledge to prevent infections. What they’re lacking is the will. Hospitals in New York City are plagued by the deadliest hospital infection, CRE, which is highly resistant to antibiotics.