Shocking Facts About The Cleanliness of Hospitals
Just because it was voted “Best Hospital” in your local newspaper doesn’t mean you shouldn’t look for the dirty facts about it’s cleanliness or hospital administration. If you don’t, you could be staying in a hospital room for a longer time than expected. In recent years, the incline in infections and diseases spreading through our health centers is quite shocking, as the infographic shows. The two top reasons for infection in hospitals is due to dirty hands and poor disinfection practices; this includes improperly disinfecting equipment like IV devices and catheters. Approximately 90,000 people die each year from infections that could’ve been prevented if hospital personnel had used proper disinfecting techniques.
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