Reduction of accidental contamination of the near-patient environment has potential to reduce acquisition of healthcare-associated infection(s).
When an infectious airborne illness strikes, some hospitals use negative pressure rooms to isolate and treat patients.
You can lead a doctor to disinfection, but how do you get them to clean…or wipe ….or swab a stethoscope?
By Kelly M. Pyrek
Investigators have revealed that the Gram-positive, anaerobic bacterium Clostridium difficile is widely distributed in soil samples from children's and dogs' sandboxes located within the metropolitan area of Madrid.
An initiative led by the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) reduced Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections by 89 percent over four years in a Veterans community living center (CLC) in North Carolina, according to
Construction or renovation projects in the healthcare environment can pose moderate to significant risks of particulate-borne disease trans-mission, so experts emphasize the need for control measures as part of a risk-mitigation plan.