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A facility's infection prevention plan should include consistent cleaning and disinfecting schedules and clearly outline staff responsibilities.
Long-term care facilities function as both a healthcare facility and a home for their residents, meaning that the environment needs to be clean as well as disinfected.
The presentation covers a number of infection control best practices.
An infection control plan becomes a guide to answer the basic questions of who, what, when, where, how and why.
Two humans can have wildly different bacteria living on their skin, and a study tested whether this bacteria could be recovered from keyboards and computer mice.
Electric dryers have been modernized with sleek designs coupled with energy-efficient technologies reducing noise, eliminating germs and often drying hands in 15 seconds or less.
In hotels, offices, schools and long-term care facilities, contaminated soft surfaces can be a significant challenge.
From hand hygiene programs to touchpoint cleaning, we explore a number of today's important infection control issues.
On January 6, 2014, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) discovered 44 cases of a strain of bacteria called carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae, or CRE, in northeast Illinois.