Hand Hygiene – The Cornerstone of Combatting Infections

Hand Hygiene – The Cornerstone of Combatting Infections

Medical advances have brought lifesaving care to patients in need, yet many of these advances come with a risk of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).
These unanticipated infections that develop during the course of medical or surgical treatment may result in significant patient morbidity and mortality, prolong the duration of hospital stays and necessitate additional diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, which generate added costs.

Modern Medicine – Issue 4 2019