According to a Pennsylvania study released last week, nearly 12,000 people contracted infections during hospital stays last year. What do you think?
"Perhaps this problem would be solved if hospitals used a strong-smelling antiseptic and painted everything white."
Dustin Kelly • Art Teacher
"This is why I remained conscious during my hip-replacement surgery and insisted that rubber gloves were worn at all times."
Marshall Chitwood • Statistical Clerk
"Infections too, now? I thought it was bad enough when they put me in a room full of sick people, stuck me with needles, and took away my pants."
Anne Kohl • Winemaker
"A closed-off building filled with contagious people? Whose idea were hospitals, anyway?"
Tom Rosen • Secretary
"See, this is exactly the sort of thing that pisses off House, M.D. each week."
Heather Ramirez • Insurance Underwriter
"That explains why my triple-bypass surgery was done outdoors."
Douglas Hurd • Systems Analyst