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In 2011, approximately 722,000 cases of health care-associated infections (HAI) in acute care hospitals were documented in the United States, reports the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Am... More »

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Hospital housekeepers are charged with the responsibility of maintaining a clean and sterile environment. They provide support services to hospital departments and equipment and machinery maintenance in order to adhere t... More »

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Some infections that spread in hospitals include pneumonia, bloodstream infections, surgical site infections and catheter-associated urinary tract infections, notes HealthyPeople.gov. These conditions can occur up to 48 ... More »

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