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Preventing infections is important so you can recover quickly and stay healthy. All patient care providers, including doctors and nurses, are doing everything possible to prevent the spread of infection in the hospital. You may see your team wear protective coverings (like masks, gowns, eye shields) to protect them and you.
Hand washing is the best way to decrease the spread of infections!
Anyone can get an infection, but some patients may be at higher risk such as:
Why are some patients on isolation?