Study identifies CPR dummies as potential source of hospital infections

A new study identified several well-known hospital surfaces as potential sources of infection: bed rails, keyboards, rolling workstations and breakroom tables all harbored pathogenic bacteria, even after recommended cleaning.
In addition, the study uncovered a potentially new source of infection: CPR mannequins used for training.
Among all the hospital surfaces tested in the study, CPR mannequins harbored the most diverse types of bacteria, according to findings reported in the American Journal of Infection Control.
The Texas hospital where the study was conducted requires health care workers to

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