Research for infection protection
DISINFACTS Issue 1/2014


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Optimised nursing standards for more infection protection

How may compliance be increased in healthcare facilities? Together with the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, the BODE SCIENCE CENTER has developed an innovative strategy: improved standards for frequent nursing activities that are relevant to patient protection.


Innovative research for practice

Poorly reprocessed wipes dispensers may become contaminated and thus cause infection. To solve this problem and based on joint research findings with the BODE SCIENCE CENTER, HARTMANN’s BODE Chemie has created a unique solution: the innovative BODE X-Wipes dispenser system.


Review: Surface hygiene up2date

Disinfection of near-patient surfaces is an essential element of a multi-barrier system for preventing infection. In a new review, Prof. Dr. Günter Kampf gives an overview of the current state of surface disinfection research and points out what is important when disinfecting surfaces.