Published on July 10, 2013
HEALTHCARE ACQUIRED INFECTIONS Interesting Facts 10 about
Healthcare acquired infections kill more people than breast cancer & automobile accidents combined. 1 Each year....
deaths every day. 2 271
HAIs affect nearly 2 million people each year in the U.S. 3
$35.7 to $45 billion per year is spent on treating these infections. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 2009 report 4
HAIs consume resources, prolong patients’ hospital stays and typically are only partially reimbursed. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 2009 report 5
$20,000 to $25,000 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2007 consumer price index 6
The leading transmission routes of dangerous micro- organisms that cause HAIs are contact, droplet and airborne. The World Health Organization 7
Hand washing | Isolating patients | Cleaning Protective gowns, masks and gloves 8 Standard HAI prevention is Lacking when it comes to Airborne Infection Control.
More than 70% of bacteria that cause HAIs are resistant to at least one of the drugs commonly used to treat them. 9 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2009 report
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2009 report Up to $31.5 billion could be saved with an effective infection solution. 10
THE LAST EFFECTIVE DEVELOPMENT of infection control occurred in the 1860s when Joseph Lister used Carbolic Acid as an antiseptic in surgical procedures.
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