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The evolution of COVID-19 was not long in coming. At the time when some patients showed serious signs, others were holy carriers. They were infected, but did not develop severe symptoms that required medical management. It should also be noted that the transmission of COVID-19 from patients to health care professionals has been reported.
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In general, the clinical signs and symptoms of the COVID-19 century pandemic encompass the proud and symptoms of a respiratory tract infection such as cough or shortness of breath.
Both children and adults are exposed to COVID-19. However, older people and especially people with certain medical conditions like asthma, heart disease, and diabetes seem to be more likely to become seriously ill because of the virus.
What are the COVID-19 infection prevention measures in healthcare in terms of hand and material hygiene?
After several investigations, judicious hand and environmental hygiene plays an important role in isolation precautions. In fact, health professionals have the obligation to strictly respect the rules of hand hygiene before and after contact with a patient.
They must also follow these rules in case of contact with potentially infectious material. These preventive standards are valid before and after the removal of personal protective equipment (PPE), including gloves. If hands are noticeably soiled, it is essential to wash them with soap and water well before using a hand sanitizer designed with alcohol.
It is up to the various hospitals to provide health personnel with hand hygiene products. These products must be easily accessible in all compartments of the premises of establishments. Health specialists must be legally authorized and instructed to use respirators and tested to control their fit. These health professionals must also be educated and trained in PPE and carry out compliant uses. This will allow them to avoid contamination of the skin, clothing or the environment, before treating a patient infected or suspected of COVID-19.
It is important that healthcare professionals entering an infected person’s room take the usual precautions, contact protections and protections against air contamination, in addition to using eye precautions.
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In summary, washing your hands regularly with soap and water is one of the reliable solutions to avoid the transmission of coronavirus pathogens. In fact, the World Health Organization suggests washing hands using soap and water or the use of a suitable hand sanitizer made from alcohol. It should be added that the wearing of masks, gans, adequate clothing is essential for health professionals who are always in contact with sick or suspicious patients.
What are the covid-19 infection prevention measures in healthcare in terms of environmental hygiene
The EPA and CDC judge the surfaces of an environment as vectors of coronavirus transmission. In fact, the CDC recommends that health care hospitals conduct an evaluation of the effectiveness of their various environmental remediation strategies.
The CDC also recommends that various institutions train and educate professionals on the transmission of infectious agents. They also call for periodic updates.
What are the elements that hospitals should consider for ideal cleaning and preventive disinfection against COVID-19?
The use of disinfectants approved for surface cleaning can destroy microorganisms after maintenance activities.
In reality, COVID-19 can survive for several hours or days on various surfaces. But the use of products that combine the properties of cleaning and disinfection makes it easy to eliminate COVID-19 from a surface. Thus, to reduce the spread of the coronavirus in hospitals, officials must equip cleaning agents with adequate disinfectants and cleaning products to clean all surfaces exposed to contamination. These surfaces include: door handles, tables, chairs, faucets, light switches, elevator buttons, etc.