Microorganism Movers: Mobile Equipment and Implications for Infection Prevention
This report addresses the infection risks posed by mobile medical equipment and calls for greater attention to the cleaning and disinfection of patient-care items such as blood pressure cuffs, IV poles and other high-touch objects that roam the hospital.
- Learn what constitutes mobile medical equipment and how it plays a role in cross-contamination
- Discover best practices related to cleaning and disinfection of mobile medical devices
- Review ways to create a policy that addresses mobile medical equipment cleaning and disinfection, and how to implement this protocol