Infection Control

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Study: UV Lamps Reduce Bacteria on Computer Keyboards by 99%

A new study suggests that UV lamps could help lower the risk of healthcare-associated infections.

Posted 08/16/16 | Post a comment

ACS Issues New Guidelines on OR Attire

The dress code addresses how to properly wear scrubs, masks, hats and gowns.

Posted 08/09/16 | Post a comment

Do Your Anesthesia Providers Double-Glove?

Even if they do, it's not always enough to protect your patients. Find out why.

Posted 08/05/16 | 1 comment

Infection Prevention: When Everyone's a Hand Hygiene Spy

Make surveillance everyone's job, and watch compliance rates soar.

Posted 08/03/16 | Jeanie Brown, BSN, RN, CNOR; Crystal Meyers, BSN, RN, CNOR; Gretchen Steelman, MBA, BSN, RN, CNOR | Post a comment

Last One Out Cleans the OR

These 6 keys to terminal cleaning will leave your facility spotless after a hard day's work.

Posted 08/03/16 | Nikki Williams, RN, CNOR | 1 comment

Rules of Reprocessing: Lumened Instruments

Get back to the basics to properly sterilize these complex instruments.

Posted 08/03/16 | Gail Horvath, MSN, RN, CNOR, CRCST | Post a comment

Study: Minimizing Door Openings During Surgery Lowers Surgical Site Infection Rate

One hospital reduced its infection rate by decreasing foot traffic in and out of the ORs.

Posted 07/19/16 | Post a comment

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