70-100% of Stethoscopes are Contaminated

In this recent publication, the authors reinforce that 70-100% of stethoscopes are contaminated, and a clear need exists for strategies to alter physician recognition and behavior for stethoscope disinfection.

Reference:
Horiuchi, Yu. September 2018, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp 120-125. Current Emergency and Hospital Medicine Reports.

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