Archives of Anesthesiology and Critical Care 2016. 2(1):172-173.

Disinfection of ICU room: Using the new technologies for diagnosis and decontamination of infections
Mostafa Mohammadi, Seyed Ali Dehghan Manshadi, Omid Rezahosseini

Abstract


Antibiotic resistance is a global problem that threats the life of today and future human generations. Moreover, new antibiotic researches and developments have failed to introduce new potent antibiotics. Hence, many efforts are doing to increase the knowledge of public and healthcare workers and also decrease the resistance of microorganisms.(1, 2) One of these efforts was the "World Antibiotic Awareness Week" that hold by World Health Organization on 16-22 November 2015. The theme of this campaign was"Antibiotics: Handle with Care". The message of this theme is that antibiotics are a valuable treasure and we should save them. To achieve this goal, we should prevent the spread of infections. Critical care specialists and ICU personnel can have an important role in this campaign.(3)


 


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Icu ; Disinfection of ICU room

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