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5 Surprising Sources of Infection in Healthcare Facilities

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Hospitals treat all manner of disease, infection, and injury. But no matter what the reason for a patient’s hospital visit, the worst case scenario sees that patient acquiring an infection in the facility that they didn’t have when they came in. These hospital-acquired infections can …

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The Most Important Tools for Sterilizing Patient Care Spaces

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Sterilizing patient care spaces is an essential part of infection control and general best practices for healthcare facilities. But as with any facilities task, it is impossible to perform proper cleaning and sterilization without the right tools. From solvents and mops to new technol …

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Real World Examples of Using Infection Control to Target Sources of Infection

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While the study of how infections spread is a complex web that most people will never need to delve into, the real-world basics of infection control are not particularly difficult to understand. To stop the spread of infections, the most basic tasks like washing hands and disinfecting …

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5 Ways to Train Staff on Sterilizing Patient Care Spaces

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Hospitals and other healthcare facilities are hotbeds of activity for viruses and bacteria that can transmit disease. That’s why we put so much emphasis on the importance of infection control -- from which rooms house which patients to how often the floor is mopped -- all these detail …

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