Measuring damage to equipment from disinfection products

There is now clear evidence that contaminated surfaces and equipment in the healthcare setting play a role in the transmission of infection.  Environmental cleaning is an important infection prevention and control measure, and a required NSQHS Standard practice for healthcare facilities in Australia. The ECRI included ‘Inadequate Cleaning of Complex Reusable Instruments can lead to Infections’ in its list of  Top 10 Patient Safety Hazards for 2017. All equipment will need […]

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