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Tuesday's Ask the Experts: Terminal cleaning

March 15, 2011
Tuesday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: How do I become certified in the cleaning of OR in a hospital type environment. Terminal cleaning.
The answer:
Terminal cleaning of operating rooms differs from turnover cleaning in time and intensity. It is done, as the name indicates, at day’s end when no more procedures are scheduled.
An article in the September 2000 issue of Infection Control Today offered these observations.
“At the completion of the day''s schedule ... — Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX editor
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