Portable Ultraviolet Light Surface-Disinfecting Devices for Prevention of Hospital-Acquired Infections: A Health Technology Assessment


Hospital-acquired infections are infections that patients develop while in the hospital that were neither present nor developing when patients were admitted. In Canada about 10% of adults with short-term hospitalization have hospital-acquired infections. We studied the effectiveness and budget impact of portable ultraviolet light surface-disinfecting devices for reducing hospital-acquired infections. 

Tags: disinfecting devices
Year: 2018
Source: https://www.hqontario.ca

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