Infections in the hospitalized elderly.

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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
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990

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Cross Infection
Nursing Homes
Observation
Delivery of Health Care
Costs and Cost Analysis
Mortality
Infection

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  • Medicine(all)

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In: Hospital physician, Vol. 26, No. 1, 01.01.1990, p. 35-38.

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