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Infographic: Understanding and preventing hospital-acquired infections

February 10, 2016

The function of hospitals and healthcare clinics is to provide a facility for patients to be restored to full health, but it can also happen that during or after treatment, patients contract other diseases following contact with the health services. These are known as hospital acquired infections (HAIs) and can be highly detrimental to the health of patients.

Cleaning Services Group, a UK-based cleaning company, has produced an infographic exploring some of the more common HAIs, such as pneumonia, gastroenteritis and surgical site infection, in detail. The .

It contains  information to help medical professionals decrease the likelihood of their patients contracting a HAI.

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