Infections in the hospitalized elderly.

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Abstract

Nosocomial infections are a particular problem among the elderly. Their cost is high mortality and a bill of $4 billion annually. The routine observation of a few simple aseptic practices will significantly blunt the impact of this health-care concern in our hospitals and nursing homes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)35-38
Number of pages4
JournalHospital physician
Volume26
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1990

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