Symptoms include difficult breathing, fever in a baby who is younger than 2 months, a fever that lasts for 3 days or longer, or fever that doesn’t respond to fever-fighting medication.
On average, copper beds harbored 94% fewer bacteria than conventional beds.
Contamination incidents can be compounded by the operational/staffing challenges at healthcare facilities.
Learn key aspects of the instruments reprocessing procedure and how to protect patients and staff.
The Association for the Health Care Environment (AHE) of the American Hospital Association announces the recipients of the 2018 Recognition Awards for excellence in caring for the environment, volunteerservice, mentorship and environmenta
By Kelly M. Pyrek
Unprecedented Collaboration to Eliminate Infection and Illness Caused by Contaminated Surfaces in Healthcare Environments
By Matthew Hardwick, PhD; Debra Harris, PhD; Linda Lybert; and Amber Mitchell, DrPH, MPH, CPH
The Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE), of the American Hospital Association, has announced the recipients of the 2018 Environmental Services (ES) Department of the Year Award.
For patients with sepsis, a serious infection causing widespread inflammation, immediate treatment is essential to improve the chances of survival.
The BETR-D Study: The first and only randomized clinical trial on UVC Disinfection