Research for infection protection
DISINFACTS Issue 3/2015

DISINFACTS

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Infection protection of refugees in clinics

Infection protection of refugees in clinics

Diseases such as measles, polio and tuberculosis are a real threat for refugees in emergency shelters. But also hospitals have to look into these risks of infection increasingly. The head of the Infectious Diseases unit at the Clinic Heidenheim reports on the experiences with suspected cases of Tb and the demands the hygiene management has to fulfil.

PEOPLE & PERSPECTIVES

Role models are important

Heroes wanted – and found

Role models are important – also and particularly in terms of hygiene. The example of Christian Pux shows how motivating role models can improve compliance with hand hygiene protocols. The senior infection control nurse of the Geriatric Health Centres Graz has achieved a lot with his positive attitude – and hence is our Modern Day Hero of Hand Hygiene.

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New disposable system for surface disinfection

New disposable system for surface disinfection

The HARTMANN’s new practical single-use system BODE X-Wipes Safety Pack considerably simplifies surface disinfection. The innovative disposable fleece wipe dispenser offers maximum safety, also in high-risk areas.