Investigation by ICU nurses leads to fewer nosocomial infections

04/30/2013 | Oncology Nurse Advisor online

Nurses in the bone marrow transplant ICU at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston tested patient rooms for areas of cross contamination after their monthly infection audits showed increased rates of nosocomial infections. They reported their findings at the Oncology Nursing Society annual meeting, showing room-dividing curtains had the highest level of microbial growth but implementing an updated cleaning protocol led to reduced infection rates.

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