Infection Lapses Rampant In Nursing Homes But Punishment Is Rare

(By Jordan Rau for Kaiser Health News)

Basic steps to prevent infections — such as washing hands, isolating contagious patients and keeping ill nurses and aides from coming to work — are routinely ignored in the nation’s nursing homes, endangering residents and spreading hazardous germs. Continue reading article here…

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