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11/04/2019

Disinfectant wipes: how good are they really?

01 MARCH 2019 l HOSPITAL AND HEALTHCARE

"Disinfectant wipes are the fastest growing packaging format globally for disinfectants. When compared to traditional cleaning methods, wipes decrease the time to clean patient rooms by 23% and they reduce the human capital cost by around $50 per employee per day. Disinfectant wipes also significantly increase cleaning and disinfection compliance (Weimken 2014)."

"HAIs are a financial burden on hospitals that may be mitigated in some centres with a wipe-centric cleaning regime. But understanding how to optimise disinfectant wipe performance and keep usage costs under control is central to sustainable infection prevention management."

Read the full article: http://hospitalhealth.com.au/content/clinical-services/article/disinfectant-wipes-how-good-are-they-really--153873349#ixzz5kqR0sxyo