Ward assessment of SmartIdeas Project: bringing source isolation to the patient.


Most UK hospitals lack enough single rooms to provide source isolation for all infected patients. The aim of this study was to test prototype isolation systems on general wards together with specifically designed portable sink units and toilets. Questionnaires were offered to staff, patients and visitors covering ease of use and acceptability. A total of 53… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhin.2010.04.017