Infections in residents of nursing homes.

Last updated on 23-8-2019 by Anonymous (not verified)

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Infectious diseases are a very common occurrence in nursing homes. While the reasons for preventing infections are the same in nursing homes and in acute hospitals, several considerations relevant to prevention of infection differ in nursing homes. Infection control measures should be based upon the particularities of the specific setting of a nursing home and its residents.

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