Top 10 infection control stories, Sept. 4-8

A California hospital's $40k fine for a physician leaving a patient mid-hysterectomy, inappropriate glove use among certified nursing assistants and the link between nurse staffing and patient satisfaction with pain control piqued the interest of readers last week.

Here are the 10 most read articles from Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality for the week of Sept. 4, starting with the most popular.

1. California hospital fined $40k after physician left patient mid-hysterectomy: 5 things to know

2. Boosting PPE compliance: This simple switch can improve patient, staff safety

3. San Diego County health officials declare hepatitis A outbreak public health emergency

4. Top 10 infection control stories for August

5. CNAs often fail to swap out contaminated medical gloves, study finds

6. Hershey Medical Center cited for infractions linked to death of 6-year-old patient

7. Sterile processing: How hospitals can maintain patient safety amid an ever-changing field

8. Inpatient satisfaction with pain control improves when more nurses are present

9. Floodwater injuries, mold and more: 7 likely health ramifications after Hurricane Harvey

10. Health myth fuels demand for tetanus shots after Harvey: 6 things to know

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