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pharmacy accredidation

D Barraud
Nosocomial infections (N.I.), contracted while patients are being cured, are the direct price of lightning progress in medicine in the course of the last fifty years. Absolute paradox of the end of century, the very place, where the most famous surgical and medical events are achieved, is also the same scene where a patient may contract infections that sometimes lead to a fatal outcome. With 10000 deaths per year and millions of additional hospitalization days, NI have become a real Public Health problem. They reach especially patients but also the staff, and they can be found everywhere a treatment is given (hospital, clinic, patient's home)...
March 2002: Annales Pharmaceutiques Fran├žaises
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