Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, November 2nd, 1998
The CDC report found that respiratory protection devices and programs aimed at preventing the nosocomial spread of tuberculosis cost a median of $123,000 in four high-risk hospitals that had experienced outbreaks and under $11,000 in a hospital considered to be low-risk for tuberculosis incidents.
"Our findings, in contrast to those of previous studies using different assumptions and measures, suggest that the cost of a...
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