Top 10 infection control, patient safety stories in August

A story about a nurse getting stabbed while protecting a patient at a Philadelphia hospital most captured readers' attention in August.

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

1. Nurse stabbed while trying to protect patient at Philadelphia hospital

2. Texas Children's Hospital fires nurse over Facebook post

3. Hospital visitor tampered with patient's IV, caused cardiac arrest, officials say

4. Last OHSU heart surgeon resigns days after program suspension

5. New Hampshire hospital evacuated after 10 staffers mysteriously fall ill

6. Patient's fatal overdose sparks investigation at Oakland Medical Center

7. Why the latest Ebola outbreak is worrying health officials

8. CMS survey reveals serious deficiencies at South Dakota hospital

9. California fines 13 hospitals $1M-plus for patient safety issues

10. Patient suicide spurs investigation at Wyoming hospital

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