The traditional towel-and-bucket method of environmental cleaning is being replaced in many hospitals by ready-to-use disinfectant wipes. These pre-soaked disposable wipes are increasingly used for the disinfection of near-patient surfaces to prevent the spread of microorganisms and the emergence of nosocomial infections. This report explores the benefits of ready-to-use wipes as well as reviews the key factors that impact wipes' efficacy.
Compared to multiple-use towels (bucket method), typical sources of error -- such as the wrong dosage or repeated dipping of already used cloths into the use-solution -- can be avoided with disposable wipes.
Takeaways for Your Business
- Learn about a recent study exploring the benefits of ready-to-use wipes
- Discover the factors that impact the efficacy of wipes
- Review the cost factors associated with disposable wipes