Inexpensive Infection Control Measures
Could Save Thousands of Lives, Billions of Dollars
"These two initiatives, targeting ventilator associated pneumonias and central line associated bloodstream infections, involved simple steps that lead to dramatic reductions in not only the targeted infections, but also mortality and costs," says Bradford D. Harris, MD, who led the study while serving as an associate professor of anesthesiology and pediatrics in the UNC School of Medicine. He is now a medical officer at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Washington.
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