Statistics show that every single year approximately 2 million people in the United States leave the hospital having acquired a new infection. The data from countries having weaker health care systems is even more troubling. Blood-stream infections and pneumonia are just some of the main health complications, and doctors have been warning that many of the bacteria causing them have become antibiotic resistant. Moreover – hospital acquired infections are not only a medical issue, but a financial one as well, since they cost the health care budget billions of dollars every single year. In order to find out more about the infections acquired at hospitals, their types and preventative measures – read this book.