To Stop HAIs, Wipe Out Surface Bacteria

To Stop HAIs, Wipe Out Surface Bacteria

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are associated with increased morbidity, mortality and healthcare costs, and reducing their burden has become a clinical priority. Traditionally, HAIs have been associated with hospital care; however, increasingly it is recognised that they also occur within GP surgeries, care homes, mental health facilities, ambulances and people’s own homes.

Modern Medicine – Issue 6 2019