Facing Infection Head On

Infections are frightening – just ask anyone with an imminent surgery, joint replacement, or hospital stay, and many will tell you their biggest concern is developing an infection while there. And their fear is not unwarranted. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 25 patients will have at least one infection following their hospital stay. Also known as HAIs (healthcare-acquired infections), many infections are the result of germs picked up during a hospital