Health Care-Associated Infections

Health Care-Associated Infections is a topic covered in the Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics.

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HAIs substantially contribute to morbidity, mortality, and excess health-care costs. Efforts to control and prevent the spread of HAIs require an institutional assessment of resources, priorities, and commitment to infection control practices (see Appendix B, Infection Control and Isolation Recommendations).

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