Linens in healthcare facilities can often be the culprit for surgical site infections which can go undetected. The AORN Journal recently published a feature article regarding linens in the OR as potential contaminants that are often overlooked. The Courtemanche & Associate team has spotted this issue in the field and have had this topic on their radar.
Denise Smith’s articles; ”Have You Inspected Your Laundry Department Lately” and “Is Your Linen Safe for Patient Use” both speak to the potential risks improperly cleaned linens can cause to staff, patients and the environment while also providing important performance expectations.
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