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Decontaminating patients cuts hospital infections

Infections in U.S. hospitals kill tens of thousands of people each year, and many institutions fight back by screening new patients to see if they carry a dangerous germ, and isolating those who do. But a big study suggests a far more effective approach: Decontaminating every patient in intensive care.

Tuesday - 06/04/2013, 03:44am EDT

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