10 top patient safety, infection control stories in September

The death of a Phoenix hospital patient visited by an unknown man captured readers' attention the most in September.

Here are the 10 most-read stories from Becker's Clinical Leadership & Infection Control for the month, beginning with the most popular:

1. Patient dies after visit from suspicious man at Phoenix hospital

2. Flu season may be severe, health officials say

3. Nurses file petition after dentist named head of National Institute for Nursing Research

4. Mold forces LA hospital to cancel elective surgeries

5. New Hampshire nurse on leave after newborn mix-up

6. Nurse viewpoint: 'Workarounds' reveal the dysfunction of American hospitals

7. Police: Ohio man posed as a nurse for 4 years

8. 2nd patient dies from vaping-related lung illness

9. Trump signs exec order on flu shot development

10. Ballad Health implements safety changes after fatal patient drop

 More articles clinical leadership & infection control:
Connecticut reports first EEE death since 2013
LA hospital resumes elective surgeries after mold contamination
77% of vaping-related illnesses linked to THC products, CDC says

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