Saleh Alanazi1,2*, Fawziah Almutairi1, Asma Altoub1, Thamer Alotaibi1, Saad Alobaidi1,2, Saad Alnofaie1, Khalil Almajed1,2, Meshal Alshakrah1, Hind Albadali1, Abdullah AlRomi1, Nourah Shuraym1 and Haya Almufrij1
1Pharmaceutical Care Services, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs, King Abdullah International, Saudi Arabia
2King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Science Collage of Pharmacy and Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
*Corresponding Author: Saleh Alanazi, Pharmaceutical Care Services, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs, King Abdullah International, Saudi Arabia.
Received: May 06, 2022; Published: May 30, 2022
Background: King Abdulaziz Medical City -KAMC is tertiary hospital in Riyadh, with a bed capacity of 1501. Commenced implementation of Automated Dispensing Cabinets (ADCs) technology. However, despite variety of benefits of ADCs, as is the case with many medical equipment handled by multiple users in the daily workflow it can be a risk for transmission of pathogens from user to user or from user to patient. Furthermore, Additional considerations regarding cleaning ADCs is essential during COVID-19 pandemic. This guidance preformed to provide best practice advice on defining responsibilities and standardize effective cleaning and disinfection ADC machine.
Method: we start with cleaning after that do disinfection using appropriate substance for remove all organic substance to make the pathogen capacity a smaller amount were infection transmission impossible.
Result: provide a standardized guideless for effective cleaning process. As will implement measurements tool to meantime infection control.
Conclusion: Many hospital staff use the same medical equipment every day in their work, as it may become more likely that infection can be transmitted from staff to staff or from staff to patient. Moreover, to avoid many kinds of contamination and infections we having such a cleaning guideline is essential.
Keywords: Cleaning; Cabinets; Automated Dispensing; Pathogens
Citation: Saleh Alanazi., et al. “Best Way of Standardize Cleaning of Automated Dispensing Cabinets to Prevent Infections". Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 6.6 (2022): 86-90.
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