4. May 2018
Airborne particles in ORs can pose a risk to patients, so we work hard to control air cleanliness in operating theatres. No one wants to come out of a hospital to be sicker than when he went in. That is why we put such stress on minimising hospital-acquired infections. The operating room is of significant interest because there a patient is particularly vulnerable.
29. March 2017
There is a growing awareness of the prevalence and dangers of hospital-acquired infections. In one year in the United States such infections have been estimated to affect 1.7 million patients and cause 99,000 deaths. Infection risks can be reduced through a variety of measures, such as hand hygiene and wearing the proper gloves, masks and clothing. Yet these are only a small part of the solution.