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Table 4 Overview of the infection prevention protocols, tested for local presence

From: The infection risk scan (IRIS): standardization and transparency in infection control and antimicrobial use

Infection control protocols
Accidental blood contact
Collection and transport of waste and used linen
Hand hygiene
Pets (including assistance dogs)
Infectious diseases healthcare workers
Catheterization
Legionella management plan
Body care of the client
Recommendation for prevention & control of influenza
Recommendation for prevention & control of norovirus
Recommendation for prevention & control of Scabies
Recommendation for screening of Multi Drug Resistant Organisms (including screening of risk-population on admission#)
Recommendation for prevention & control of MRSA (including screening of risk-populations on admission#)
Storage of “sterile” materials
Personal Protection Materials (PPM)
Personal hygiene of healthcare workers
Cleaning, disinfection and sterilization
Administering medication
Urination and bowel movement (defecation)
Wound-care
  1. # risk population as defined by the Dutch Working Infection Control Party