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A proactive approach to educate patients about and prevent hospital-acquired infections

The Saskatoon Health Region in Canada has taken a proactive approach to educate
their patients about and prevent hospital-acquired infections, including information about rates of infection. They have developed fact sheets for patients about common hospital infections – MRSA,
and C.
– including how patients with these infections can minimize their spread and the prevention measures they should expect from hospital staff.