Antimicrobial

Skin antiseptics help reduce CLABSI rates

Skin antiseptics help reduce CLABSI rates

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PDI's Prevantics® products are the first and only 3.15% chlorhexidine gluconate (w/v) and 70% isopropyl alcohol (v/v) formula which has been proven to deliver seven days of continued antimicrobial activity, aligning with dressing change protocols at many healthcare facilities.

 Lab coat helps fight HAIs

Lab coat helps fight HAIs

NMI Health and Noble Biomaterials have introduced SilverCare Plus fabrics, which are meant to fight off healthcare-acquired infections through the use of X-STATIC®.

Half a dose of reality

Half a dose of reality

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We insomniacs know sleep is important. We've read all the studies, usually late at night when we can't sleep. We're very aware that insomnia is shortening our lives, and that our knowledge of that fact is worsening our insomnia.

New antimicrobial technology renders textiles, surfaces germ-free

A University of Georgia researcher says he has invented an antimicrobial technology that can make any material, either natural or synthetic, permanently germ-free.

Copper surfaces lower healthcare-acquired infection rates, study finds

Installing antimicrobial copper surfaces in hospital intensive care unit rooms reduced the risk of acquiring hospital-related infections by more than 40%, according to new research. This finding was the result of a study testing the efficacy of antimicrobial copper in hospital rooms.