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Hand Washing, Other Practices Prevent Infections

The other day my five-year-old daughter caught me. “Daddy, you didn’t wash your hands,” she exclaimed gleefully. “Why do I have to wash my hands? You didn’t wash your hands!” Sometimes we all forget. In a hospital, however, it’s important to wash your hands when you go into a patient’s room and again when you more »

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Rosemary Moffitt reviews Brent Evans' chart

Jefferson’s Bone Marrow Transplant Unit: No Infections Allowed

It’s not hard to understand why Jefferson’s Rosemary Moffitt, RN, is passionate about stopping the spread of infections. Just look at where she works: the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit on the 14th floor of the Foerderer Pavilion. And the patients she cares for. People like Brent P. Evans, a 26-year-old man with hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma more »

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