Article

Infection control in anaesthesia in regional, tertiary and central hospitals in KwaZulu-Natal. Part 3: Decontamination practices

DOI: 10.1080/22201173.2013.10872925
Author(s): RA SamuelDepartment of Anaesthesiology,, PD GopalanDepartment of Anaesthesiology,, Y CoovadiaInkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital,, R SamuelInkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital,

Abstract

Background: Anaesthetic equipment is a potential vector for the transmission of disease. This study was undertaken to observe current infection control practices among anaesthetic nurses regarding the decontamination of anaesthetic equipment in regional, tertiary and central hospitals in KwaZulu-Natal.

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