Cleaning Hospital Room Surfaces to Prevent Health Care-Associated Infections: A Technical Brief.

@article{Han2015CleaningHR,
  title={Cleaning Hospital Room Surfaces to Prevent Health Care-Associated Infections: A Technical Brief.},
  author={Jennifer H. Han and Nancy Sullivan and Brian F Leas and David Alexander Pegues and Janice L Kaczmarek and Craig A. Umscheid},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={163 8},
  pages={598-607}
}
The cleaning of hard surfaces in hospital rooms is critical for reducing health care-associated infections. This review describes the evidence examining current methods of cleaning, disinfecting, and monitoring cleanliness of patient rooms, as well as contextual factors that may affect implementation and effectiveness. Key informants were interviewed, and a systematic search for publications since 1990 was done with the use of several bibliographic and gray literature resources. Studies… CONTINUE READING
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