Infection Control: New York State Mandatory Training

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New York State. (August 7, 2008). Governor Patterson signs bill to expand disability benefit eligibility to additional participants in World Trade Center rescue and recovery; Signs Additional Law to Improve Patient Safety by Giving Consumers More Information, Strengthening Oversight of Physicians and Enhancing Infection Control Measures. New York State Press Release. Retrieved http://www.ny.gov/governor/press/press_0807082.html.

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USA Today. (March 26, 2008). Patient turns harsh light on clinics reusing syringes, by Janet Kornblum.


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