Navigating Healthcare – Patient Safety and Personal Healthcare Management

New Way Bacterium Spreads in Hospital

Posted in Uncategorized by drnic on May 26, 2010
A new study from the UK has shown that the transmission of hospital aquired infections that used to be confined to contact and surfaceode has now been found air borne

>>>>A study finds that clostridium difficile, which causes deadly intestinal infections in patients, is not only spread by contact with contaminated surfaces but can also travel through the air.
This is troubling and will create even more challenges for patients admitted to hospitals

http://nyti.ms/adIGNi

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