A new study has found that stethoscopes are loaded with diverse bacteria, including some that can cause healthcare-associated infections.
As the world's first non-leaching antimicrobial glove, GloveOn Protect is the next game-changing innovation for reducing healthcare associated infections (HAIs).
With the exception of Australia, Austria and New Zealand, over 30 countries in a sepsis study had higher rates of sepsis mortality in men than in women.
Doctors are known for hand-hygiene non-compliance. Does this stem from medical students receiving insufficient education?
Increased levels of nurse staffing seem to be associated with a decrease in the risk of acquiring HAIs.
A new study finds privacy curtains in patient rooms riddled with resistant bacteria, suggesting they should be changed or laundered regularly.
Non-compliance in the adequate disinfection of surfaces and medical devices is a growing area of concern for infection control.
Even in high-income countries and in institutions with standard-of-care infection prevention and control measures, improvements may still be possible.
With nurses making up 50% of the healthcare workforce, do nursing students receive sufficient education on hand hygiene? We find out.
An adjusted antibiotic has successfully stopped superbugs Klebsiella and E. coli in their tracks, and could soon save 30,000 lives per annum.
The CLARUS Digital Inspection Scope is a medical-grade borescope with built-in high-definition camera and light source.
When materials aren't stored at the correct temperature, they become less effective or can be wasted.
Effective environmental cleaning protects the health of patients and staff: successful training is available21 September, 2018
Over recent years there has been substantial evidence showing that bacterial contamination of environmental surfaces in hospital rooms is a major factor in the transmission of healthcare-associated pathogens.
The Multiprac 4.0 system can be used for monitoring and managing infections and staff health in hospitals and nursing homes.
Being an infection control expert isn't always an advantage... especially when you're the patient and envisaging lurgies on every surface.