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Senior Writer Gary Evans
Medical Editors: Patrick Joseph, MD, Chief of Epidemiology
San Ramon (CA) Regional Medical Center and
President, California Infection Control
Program Manager: Patti Grant, RN, BSN, MS, CIC
Director: Infection Prevention/Quality
Methodist Hospital for Surgery Addison, TX
Kay Ball, PhD, RN, CNOR, FAAN Associate Professor, Nursing Otterbein UniversityWesterville, OH
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