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Table 4 Infection Prevention

From: Facility readiness in low and middle-income countries to address care of high risk/ small and sick newborns

Type of Hospital 1.UG- a Tertiary Urban 2.UG- Public Regional
Urban
3.UG- Public Regional
Urban
4.UG- Public District
Urban
5.UG- Public District
Urban
6.UG- Public District Rural 7.UG- Public District Rural 8.UG- Public District Rural 9.UG- aDistrict Rural 10.UG -aDistrict Rural 11.INDO-Public Tertiary Urban 12.INDO- Public Tertiary Urban 13.INDO- Public Regional Urban 14.INDO- Public District Urban 15.INDIA-a
Tertiary Urban
16.INDIA- Public Tertiary Urban
Alcohol hand rub Select places Select places Select places No Select places Select places No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Linen Source Hospital Family Family Family Family Family Family Family Family Family Hospital Hospital Hospital Hospital Hospital Hospital
Handling of linen HW, LD HW, LD MW, MD HW; LD/ DG HW, LD HW, LD HW; LD/ DG HW; LD/ DG HW; LD/ DG HW; LD/ DG HW, LD MW, MD MW, MD MW, MD, A MW, MD MW, MD,A
Reproces- sing of suction bulb Washed b Washed b Washed b and wiped with alcohol Washedb Washed b Soaked in “jik”c Washedb Washedb Washedb Washedb Washedb X X Washedb Single use X
Reproces-sing of bag and mask Only mask washedb Only mask washed b Bag and mask wiped with “jik”c Only mask dipped in “jik” c Only mask washedb Only mask washed b Only mask dipped in “jik” c Only mask dipped in “jik” c Only mask dipped in “jik” c Only mask dipped in “jik” c Only mask washed b Disassembled and sterilized every time Disassembled and sterilized every time Only mask cleaned with alcohol Only mask washedb Disassembled and sterilized once a day
Use of antibiotics 1 vial for each baby shared vial shared
vial
shared vial shared vial 1 vial for each baby shared vial shared vial shared vial shared vial shared vial 1 vial for each baby shared vial shared vial shared vial shared vial
  1. X – Not applicable; a - Private, Not for Profit Hospital; UG Uganda, Indo Indonesia, HW, LD Hand-washed, line dried, HW; LD/DG Hand-washed, line-dried/ dried on ground, MW,MD Machine washed, machine dried, MW,MD,A Machine washed, machine dried and autoclaved b- Washed with soap and water; c - Jik is a chlorine-based solution into which the item is dipped or soaked for decontamination; after which it is washed with soap and water