CHICO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Infection Prevention Products Inc. releases lab results and
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"The evidence is overwhelming, plastic bags are killing our residents…," says R. Scott Hatfield, President and CEO of Infection Prevention Products Inc. Hatfield continues,"…study after study shows that bacteria survive and thrive in and on polyethylene plastic longer than any other surface and yet ironically plastic bags are the most common way for storing a patients reusable respiratory device ( Nebulizers and Nasal Cannula ) in nearly all nursing homes across the U.S. "There are approximately 16,000 nursing homes in the U.S. with an estimated 1.5 million residents. On average 100,000 people die each year in the U.S. from HAI ( Hospital / Healthcare Acquired Illness ).
Hatfield suggests using a breathable pouch like the IP-Pouch, TM ( Patent Pending ). "Invented by an Infection Control Nurse, it protects the items from dust, dirt and other contaminates and yet is extremely breathable which dries the contents quickly allowing bacteria to die naturally…"
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