11/19/18

Infection Prevention Guidance: Are You Cleaning These High-Risk Surfaces?


By on 6:11 AM

An MDLinx article highlights five hospital surfaces you may be surprised to learn harbor fomites capable of transmitting harmful bacteria to patients and staff.

They are as follows:

  • Curtains
  • Stethoscopes
  • Tabletops
  • Bed linens
  • Neckties
The article references studies and evidence explaining why healthcare professionals should ensure each surface receives appropriate attention and cleaning so as to help prevent the spreading of infections.

Access the MDLinx article here.
 

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