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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...


Hospitals Step Up The War On Superbugs

“To curb infections, hospitals are setting more rigorous hygiene standards, focusing on commonplace equipment such as stethoscopes and blood-pressure cuffs, which can collect bacteria and potentially transmit disease.” ‘I was appalled,’ Dr. Daniel Federman says, after seeing an image...