Wherein we ponder vexing issues in infection prevention and control, inside and outside the hospital.
Sunday, December 19, 2010
Sunday Times blogging
This report from Arizona serves as a disturbing reminder of how quickly bad health outcomes data can be turned into bad public policy. And this report from Zimbabwe provides some needed perspective on the enormous healthcare gap between the richest and poorest nations. If we had to steam-clean all disposable gloves for re-use, we'd probably find some alternatives to widespread use of contact precautions!