Ebola case raises concern about everyday hospital safety.
Rodricks D. Baltimore Sun. October 14, 2014.
Although significant progress has been made in improving patient safety over the past decade, many medical errors continue to occur. In light of the recent incident involving transmission of the Ebola virus from a patient to a nurse at a Dallas hospital, this newspaper article reports on how lapses in following standard procedures in care environments, such as insufficient handwashing, can result in preventable harm.
Far more could be done to stop the deadly bacteria C. diff.
Eisler P. USA Today. August 16, 2012.
Hospital safety: your responsibility or theirs?
Teegardin C. Atlanta Journal-Constitution. April 28, 2013.
Genome detectives solve a hospital's deadly outbreak.
Kolata G. New York Times. August 22, 2012.
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