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AHRQ Patient Safety Network ► How your hospital can make you sick.

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How your hospital can make you sick.

Consumer Reports. July 29, 2015.

This news article reports on health care–associated infections, particularly Clostridium difficile andmethicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, discusses ways hospitals and patients can help prevent them, and emphasizes the need to advocate for reduced antibiotic use and improved cleanliness.

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