CDC: Infection-control practices are lacking at some surgical centers

06/11/2010 | Bloomberg Businessweek

A CDC study found at least one infection-control lapse at 68% of ambulatory surgical centers sampled, and three or more lapses at 18% of those centers. The most common lapses were improper hand hygiene or use of protective gloves, use of a single-dose vial of medication for more than one patient, and failing to adhere to infection-control procedures for used surgical equipment.

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