Posts Tagged superbugs

Another MRSA Death, More Heartbreak

In January, I told you about three heinous infection situations — three people who contracted MRSA from negligence and bad medical protocol. At the time, I took some major hits from providers — in effect, chastising ME for the plight of these people, and taking offense to the fact that I blamed the professionals who […]

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Posted in: Healthcare Quality, Hospitals, Patient Advocacy, Patient Safety, Surgery

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Making Handwashing Part of the Routine

Regular readers of this blog know that I encourage patients to step up when they notice that a healthcare worker is getting ready to touch them and has not washed his/her hands. Why? To protect oneself from MRSA and other possible deadly superbug infections, that’s why! It could mean the difference between life and death, […]

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Posted in: Doctor Communication, Healthcare Quality, Hospitals, Patient Empowerment, Patient Safety, Patient Tools

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