Infographic: Understanding and Preventing Hospital Acquired Infections

HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTIONS

Hospital treatment is necessary for serious medical conditions. But health care environments can also pose risks to our health in the form of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). These HAIs come in various forms such as pneumonia and gastroenteritis. While medical professionals have a responsibility to observe high standards of hygiene in their practices we can also take steps to reduce the likelihood of contracting HAIs.

Cleaning company Cleaning Services Group created this very useful infographic that details the most common HAIs, what we can do to combat them, and who is at risk.

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