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Contact: Lisa Rapaport
lr2692@cumc.columbia.edu
212-342-3795
Columbia University Medical Center

Hidden Infection Risks in Home Health

Caption: Unsterile living conditions and untrained caregivers can contribute to infections in home health settings, with patients at greater risk when they have tubes to provide nutrition or help with urination.

Credit: Columbia University School of Nursing

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