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What we need to do about antibiotic-resistant infections
Washington Post

The emergence of organisms resistant to commercially available antibiotics has created a public health crisis, and a gap has emerged between the clinical and perceived value of antibiotics. The subject of hospital acquired infections (HAIs) also has become a frequent topic for discussion among patients, families, clinicians, and hospital administrators. The emotional and financial burdens associated with HAIs are deeply felt, by patients and infection control specialists.