Changing practices on how central lines are used and removing central lines as soon as possible is very important.
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Social isolation of aging HIV patients is among many challenges to treating these patients.
Contaminated food continues to be the most common source of E. coli outbreaks in the United States, followed by contact with animals and person-to-person transmission.
For patients who considered at risk of either infection, appropriate isolation precautions are very important to prevent spread of the infection to others.
Rates of some other foodborne illnesses, such as less common types of salmonella, increased.
The relative risk for HAI has decreased in the last 15 years due to improvements in awareness of risk associated with devices, infection control, and evidence-based practice regarding use of devices.
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