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What suggestions do you offer for these high statistics. Are you concerned?

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by Lifeblossom Lifeblossom (New) New Nurse

Specializes in medicine, geriatrics, holistic nurse. Has 28 years experience.

each year more than 103,000 people die from infections they contracted during a hospital stay. hospital acquired infections cost the health care system an estimated $30 billion per year.

are our hospitals safe, and what impact will the recently passed bill that extends coverage to an additional 32 million people over the next decade have on an already seriously overtaxed system?

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