Chapter 7: Environmental Hygiene
By Michelle Hughes, Audrey Kenmir, Oona St-Amant, Caitlin Cosgrove, and Grace Sharpe
By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:
- Describe the importance of environmental hygiene.
- Distinguish the difference between cleaning and disinfecting.
- Identify hot spots within the healthcare setting.
Note: Always review and follow the hospital policies regarding infection prevention and control practices.