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close this bookEnvironmental Management Practices (WHO; 2004; 27 pages) View the PDF document
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Environmental Management Practices

A clean environment plays an important role in the prevention of hospitalassociated infections (HAI). Many factors, including the design of patient care areas, operating rooms, air quality, water supply and the laundry, can significantly influence the transmission of HAI.


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