Resultados: 6

Nursing recommendations for facing dissemination of COVID-19 in Brazilian Nursing Homes

Rev. bras. enferm; 73 (supl.2), 2020
ABSTRACT Objective: to develop a protocol of recommendations for facing dissemination of COVID-19 in Brazilian Nursing Homes. Method: a study of experts' recommendations using a structured form applied through the Delphi Technique, obtaining 100% agreement among professionals after four rounds of analy...

Value Flow Map: application and results in the disinfection center

Rev. bras. enferm; 72 (1), 2019
ABSTRACT Objective: To identify and eliminate steps that do not add value for customers in the disinfection center. Method: We applied the Lean tool: Value Flow Map, using the concepts of gemba and kaizen in the work process of the disinfection unit for ventilatory care materials, aiming at improving s...

Efficiency of cleaning and disinfection of surfaces: correlation between assessment methods

Rev. bras. enferm; 70 (6), 2017
ABSTRACT Objective: to assess the correlation among the ATP-bioluminescence assay, visual inspection and microbiological culture in monitoring the efficiency of cleaning and disinfection (C&D) of high-touch clinical surfaces (HTCS) in a walk-in emergency care unit. Method: a prospective and compara...

Methodological proposal for validation of the disinfecting efficacy of an automated flexible endoscope reprocessor

ABSTRACT Objective: to elaborate and apply a method to assess the efficacy of automated flexible endoscope reprocessors at a time when there is not an official method or trained laboratories to comply with the requirements described in specific standards for this type of health product in Brazil. Meth...

Efficacy and effectiveness of alcohol in the disinfection of semi-critical materials: a systematic review

AbstractObjective: to assess the efficacy and the effectiveness of 60-80% alcohol (v/v) in the disinfection of semi-critical materials which were either previously cleaned or not.Method: studies obtained from BIREME, IBECS, MEDLINE, ScIELO, PubMed, Ask Medline web portals, and references from other studi...

Assessment of disinfection of hospital surfaces using different monitoring methods

OBJECTIVE:

to assess the efficiency of cleaning/disinfection of surfaces of an Intensive Care Unit.

METHOD:

descriptive-exploratory study with quantitative approach conducted over the course of four weeks. Visual inspection, bioluminescence adenosine...