Environmental services

Environmental Cleaning for the Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI)
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), through its Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPCs) published a 2015 technical report related to environmental cleaning and its impact on HAIs.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee recommends evidence-based strategies for the prevention of environmentally mediated infections, particularly among healthcare personnel and immunocompromised patients.

Royal College of Nursing guidance on the selection and use of disinfectant wipes

The Royal College of Nursing (London, UK) provides advice for those involved in the selection, use, and implementation of environmental decontamination methods, including disinfectant wipes.