- •Mobile phones have become an extension of our hands; why don't we disinfect phones more often?
- •Mobile phones have been cited as a risk for infectious disease transmission in patient care areas.
- •Nurses’ mobile phones enter patient care areas, but routine disinfection protocols do not exist.
- •This article describes a multimodal intervention to reduce infectious disease transmission.
- •The intervention achieved low-level disinfection of mobile phones in a critical care unit.
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