Reason I Chose Hospital for Special Surgery for Knee Replacement: Its Low Infection Rate

The New York Times—April 29, 2011

In Readers' Comments for a feature called "Speaking Up for Patient Safety, and Survival" regarding how to prevent hospital-based infections, readers were invited to share their thoughts.

In letter #6, former patient "HelaineR" writes about the reasons she chose Hospital for Special Surgery for her knee replacement.


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