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Infection control lapses common in ambulatory surgical centers

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According to an article in the June 9 issue of JAMA, 46 of 68 ambulatory surgical centers in three states had at least one lapse in infection control in one of the following areas: hand hygiene, injection safety and medication handling, equipment reprocessing, environmental cleaning, and handling of blood glucose monitoring equipment. Read more at http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/short/303/22/2273.

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