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September 21, 2017

Confronting Antimicrobial Resistance to Improve Patient Safety

Confronting Antimicrobial Resistance to Improve Patient Safety
Author: Deva Rea, MPH, BSN, RN, CIC, PDI Clinical Science Liaison
Source: Surgical Products Magazine

"When it comes to fighting Antibiotic Resistance bacteria - and the healthcare-associated infections that can result from them – much progress has been made. But U.S. medical facilities and staff can make still greater strides by better understanding the different types of AR bacteria that pose a threat, and combining various infection-control tactics to take action that better protect patients from the risks, according to a recent CDC Vital Signs report and related Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.” 

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