Championing the cause of infection prevention and management
The principles of infection prevention are broadly divided into standard and transmission-based precautions.
Examining Central Sterile Services Department’s role in patient safety
The fundamental role of the CSSD is to receive, clean, decontaminated, packaged, and sterilised medical devices that can be distributed.
Improved patient outcomes: Out with old, in with news!
Laboratories are now playing an even greater role in addressing current challenges by using a value-based model and providing more timely results for improved patient care.
Mass gatherings and infectious disease: Prevention is better than cure
How can an invisible organism such as a virus or bacteria cause global panic?
The vital role of technology in improving patient safety
The right application of technology can enhance clinician communication, reduce potential medical errors and improve the overall patient experience.
New horizons for medical waste treatment technology
Importance must be given to disinfection or sterilisation of infectious laboratory and bio-hazardous wastes at the point of generation.
Best practices for water safety in healthcare facilities
Treated water is used for washing equipment and for disinfecting tools that will be used for surgeries.