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Texasgal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-08-05 09:47 AM
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41. The main problem with staph
and other bacterials are not so much the fault of the hospital, doctors over decades have over prescibed antibiotics, making strains harder to kill.

Hospitals are in a vulnerable state right now, It's not the hospitals "taking your money" it's the insurance companies sucking them dry.

I should know, I am an RN who worked 4 years in ER and in ER trauma. I worked in the county hospital, the people who came generally had no insurance, no way to pay for medical help. If the hospitals had more funding and if the feds would give researchers more funding we wouldn't have such a problem.

The truth of the matter is, hospitals are not very sterile places. They do the best they can, but without financial support it will remain the same. More people will die due to hospital borne infections if something is not done.
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