Superbugs are infections that are resistant to antibiotics, so they become difficult for medical professionals to treat. Preventing these types of infections should be the top priority of healthcare facilities because they put the institution’s reputation as a place of healing in jeopardy.
Rosie D. Lyles, MD, head of clinical affairs for Clorox, writes about the risk of so-called “superbugs” – organisms that are resistant to drug treatment, and says that “there is a growing body of research that shows that many of these microbes are commonly found in public restrooms.”
The medical world is dealing with a huge problem, and it is not just the battle against the skyrocketing costs. It’s also the battle of finding new strategies for a safe healthcare facility. And, most seriously, it’s the battle against skyrocketing germs, also known as superbugs.
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