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Non-Manual Room Disinfection Techniques for Infection Prevention in Healthcare Facilities: Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines

Last updated: October 23, 2018
Project Number: RB1268-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of non-manual room disinfection methods for infection prevention in health care facilities?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of non-manual room disinfection methods for infection prevention in health care facilities?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding non-manual room disinfection methods for infection prevention in health care facilities?

Key Message

Two health technology assessments, three systematic reviews (one with a meta-analysis), and six non-randomized studies were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of non-manual room disinfection methods for infection prevention in health care facilities. No economic evaluations were identified. One evidence-based guideline was identified regarding non-manual room disinfection methods for infection prevention in health care facilities.