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Globe Editorial

Hospital, infect me not

August 12, 2007

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PATIENTS in hospitals should not end up worse off than when they were admitted because of an infection acquired during treatment. Yet thousands of people are stricken this way in Massachusetts and across the nation. Hospitals know their infection rates, and it's about time they made them public, to inform prospective patients of the risk and to put the staff ... (Full article: 443 words)

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