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Did you know that according to a March 2014 report by the Centers for Disease Control, on any given day, approximately one in 25 U.S. patients has at least one infection contracted during the course of their hospital care?

Author Dr. Maryanne McGuckin sheds light on this silent epidemic and discusses 8 steps that you can take to help prevent hospital infections.

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