Preventing infections through cleaner hospitals (PITCH): An environmental cleaning bundle

Allen, Michelle J., Halton, Kate, Hall, Lisa, Welsh, Christine, & Graves, Nicholas (2015) Preventing infections through cleaner hospitals (PITCH): An environmental cleaning bundle. In Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control, 26-29 March 2015, Taiwan.

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Translating the numerous lengthy cleaning standards and guidelines into meaningful and sustained improvements in cleaning practice is challenging. This research hypothesized that an evidence based cleaning bundle would improve cleaning performance, knowledge and attitudes, and ultimately reduces healthcare associated infections (HAI) in a way that is value for money. A bundle is a small, straightforward set of evidence based practices, that when performed collectively and reliably, improves patient outcomes.

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ID Code: 93545
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Refereed: Yes
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DOI: 10.1016/j.jmii.2015.02.112
ISSN: 1684-1182
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
Deposited On: 08 Mar 2016 00:55
Last Modified: 12 Mar 2016 10:05

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