Not sure whether to go to an emergency room or an urgent care? Making the right choice could save your life.
The study, published in the American Journal of Infection Control, examined the effects of a type of ultraviolet (UV) light technology called PurpleSun.
This technology is designed for use in operating rooms, patient rooms, and other healthcare settings.
The study shows that the device can help reduce the risk of infections acquired in the hospital.
These infections cost billions of dollars, and some estimates state that they cause almost 100,000 deaths each year in the United States.
In the current study, researchers used over 3,000 microbiological samples from 100 different surgical cases at three hospitals in the New York area.
Researchers then looked at how well the PurpleSun technology worked. They found that it eliminated most pathogens.
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