Hard punching article about dirty hospitals
World renowned expert video interview with Didier Pittet, MD, CBE.
Candida auris: How Environmental Hygiene Protects Vulnerable Patients
The bioburden disparities among the various locations sampled could mean HCWs are not practicing proper hand hygiene before using or moving WOWs. It could also reflect the number of touches or a discrepancy in cleaning methods.
The CDC sounds the alarm about the space moving in the wrong direction.
Association of Occupational Exposure to Disinfectants With Incidence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Among US Female Nurses
Constant exposure to chemical disinfectants has a cost.
Continuous quality and process improvements are needed for solid surfaces on portable equipment in the healthcare environment.