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Copper helps protect the most-vulnerable patients

Joint US-Chile research confirms efficacy of copper in fight against healthcare associated infections

Bug-busting copper cuff makes innovation award shortlist

Antimicrobial cuff from Salvere Technologies singled out in <i> East Midlands Innovation in Healthcare Awards 2015</i>

Karabinis Medical launches world's first antimicrobial copper thermometer

Alfacheck AT400 reduces the risk of transmission of germs between users

Special report exploring the impact of copper touch surfaces in healthcare environments

Additional proof of the efficacy of copper for aiding infection control in hospitals

CPD enables architects to specify antimicrobial copper with confidence

Copper Development Association unveils online learning package covering impact of copper and copper alloys on infection control

First anti-microbial copper surgical lights unveiled

ALVO Medical announces its high-tech lighting is available in bug-busting copper

Preventing biofilms

Antibacterial coatings have had limited success in preventing urinary tract infections in catheter users. Novel patented polymer coatings derived f...

Research reveals \'halo\' effect of copper surfaces

Copper touch surfaces have bug-busting effect on non-copper surfaces within 50cm radius, trial proves

Calls for fresh guidance on re-use of disposable surgical equipment

Researchers say recycling of single-use theatre equipment will save cash and reduce environment impact

Shouldering the bioburden

Metals with antimicrobial properties such as silver, copper or zinc incorporated into healthcare buildings, either as part of the internal furnitur...

Antimicrobial copper touch surfaces pay for themselves in less than 12 months

According to cost-benefit model developed by York Health Economics Consortium

Pharmaceutical plant disinfection: the acid test

Choosing a suitable disinfectant for a pharmaceutical operation can be a complex process. Christopher Fournier* and Dominique Leclercq** of Mar Cor...

German hospital installs copper touch surfaces

As part of a multi-dimensional approach to hygiene