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Booster ShotsSwabbing down trauma patients with disposable, antiseptic-laced cloths appears to pay off in terms of infection control. Doctors at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle found that patients given a daily antiseptic wipe down were much less likely to...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterWhen Ruth Burns had surgery to relieve a pinched nerve in her back, the operation was supposed to be an "in-and-out thing," recalled her daughter, Kacia Warren. But Burns developed pneumonia and was put on a ventilator. Five days later, she was...
State lawmakers are now waiting on Governor Gregoire to sign a new bill on MRSA screening into law. Both the Senate and the House passed a measure that requires state hospitals to screen high-risk patients for the potentially deadly germ. Four other...
South Florida Sun-SentinelA case of MRSA, a bacterial skin infection, was confirmed this week at Don Estridge High Tach Middle School in Boca Raton. MRSA, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, was seen in the past mostly in health care settings, but more recently has...
By definition, hospitals are supposed to boost our health. But they often do quite the opposite. An estimated 2 million Americans annually acquire infections in hospitals, and 90,000 of them die -- twice the number of those who die in all traffic...
News And Video | KTLA - Los Angeles CW Source | Covering Los Angeles News and Entertainment and showing the hottest LA Video | KTLA The CW | Where LA Lives: Staph Infection Kills Local High School WrestlerDOWNEY -- A high school wrestler died from...
The Hartford CourantThe Hospital of Central Connecticut, with campuses in New Britain and Southington, has been disciplined by state regulators after inspections found several violations - including a catheter that was left in too long, leading to an infection that may...
Tags: Renal Failure, Death, X-rays, Southington, Hodgkins Disease
Tribune staff reporterLapses in infection control and overuse of antibiotics are spawning drug-resistant germs that are spreading from hospitals into the community at unprecedented rates. These new super germs--stronger, more elusive and deadlier--have multiplied for...
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