HOSPITALS, NURSING HOMES & ASSISTED LIVING
These establishments benefit in multiple departments by using the D-CARBONATOR®
HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTIONS aka Nosocomial Infections
According to the CDC, the most common pathogens that cause nosocomial infections are Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and E. coli. Some of the common nosocomial infections are urinary tract infections, respiratory pneumonia, surgical site wound infections, bacteremia, gastrointestinal and skin infections.
Hygiene standards in Hospitals are typically extremely high because of the risks of infections which have a very serious consequences.
The Director of Food Services is responsible inter alia for the cleaning procedures to maintain a high level of food safety.
Hospital patients may be more susceptible to food borne infection, and suffer more serious consequences than healthy people.Thus, high standards of food hygiene must be maintained. (Prevention of Hospital-acquired infection: A practical guide -WHO/CDS/CSR/EPH/2002.12)