October 29, 2008 | Mark Paradies

Root Cause Analysis Needed After 2,700 Patients Are Potentially Contaminated

From a story in the Star Phoenix:

Health officials in northern Alberta will soon be testing up to 2,700 patients for HIV and hepatitis after a manager at the High Prairie hospital discovered some staff were routinely reusing syringes in patient IV lines – in some cases, for the last 18 years.

To read the story see:

http://www.canada.com/saskatoonstarphoenix/news/story.html?id=d9249f6f-2e32-4179-a19e-506f21208b55

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