Hospitals work hard each and every day of the year to heal vulnerable patients. With many patients comes many medical supplies, but medical supplies must be reused and cleaned after each patient to ensure proper sanitation. However, this is not always the case, as hospital acquired infections (HAI’s) account for 99,000 deaths in United States hospitals each yea
A nurse’s work day can become very stressful and chaotic from time to time. They work to the demand of their patients, are often understaffed, and have to work hours outside of the common nine to five time frame. This is why making sure their job is getting done efficiently and effectively is of great importance.
Technology has helped improve the quality of care in my health facilities, but some still struggle to rapid care when needed. There are steps healthcare professionals can take in order to make sure patients are getting the quality care they deserve.
Hospitals are designed to bring comfortability to every patient. Hospitals can implement healing spaces to help patients get out of their rooms, relax, and recover.
Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs) are becoming a major issue in the healthcare industry. According to the Center for Disease Control, in the United States hospitals alone, there are an estimated 1.7 million infections, and 99,000 deaths associated with HAIs every year. Many of these HAIs are acquired after surgeries and procedures due to unsanitary medical supplies.
On the top of the HAI list are Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs). CAUTIs are the most common infection a person can contract in the hospital, according to the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.
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