Research for infection protection
DISINFACTS Issue 2/2013

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NEWS

Surface disinfection: Simply disinfect

The convenience “megatrend” finally has reached disinfection. For example with pre-saturated ready-to-use surface disinfection wipes that greatly simplify disinfection in healthcare facilities thanks to their convenient handling. They are suitable for all surfaces, even for mobile communication devices such as tablet computers and smartphones.

THIS ISSUE’S FURTHER TOPICS

INTERVIEW

Hand disinfectants in positive lists

A new study investigated the antimicrobial activity of hand disinfectants with low ethanol concentrations. DISINFACTS spoke with the authors about positive lists, test methods and recommended ethanol contents.

REPORT

E-learning tool for overcoming barriers

Employees of the northern Spanish hospital Organización Sanitaria Integrada Alto Deba (OSI Alto Deba) have tried the new “5 Moments-E-Learning-Tool” – and are impressed. Caregivers of this facility think the new training programme on hand hygiene is an outstanding complement to common teaching methods.