OR/procedure room cleaning checklists available

Researchers found only 25 percent of OR surfaces targeted in a study had been cleaned thoroughly

April 8, 2016

Researchers found only 25 percent of OR surfaces targeted in a study had been cleaned thoroughly, according to an article on the Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality website.

The website posted links to five OR/procedure room cleaning checklists. 

The list includes links to:

• A 22-item, customizable OR and environmental cleaning checklist for use in a variety of facilities from the Association for periOperative Registered Nurses offers 

• A comprehensive guideline on several cleaning policies, including environmental, general infection control, room turnover, OR suite and others from the Minnesota Hospital Association.

Read the article.

 




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