Jul 22 , 2008
What Is a Disposable Hospital Curtain?
A hospital curtain is also known as a cubicle curtain and is a method of giving privacy to a patient in a hospital. The curtain is usually made from inherently flame retardant (IFR) fabric, and is normally suspended from a supporting structure or ceiling track and reaches almost all the way to the floor.
Oct 23 , 2008
How to Measure for a Hospital Curtain?
Hospital curtains are curtains used around beds, in front of doorways and in other areas where privacy is an issue. All health care facilities are required to provide a certain level of privacy for their patients and staff. Materials used for curtains must be flame retardant (pass the NFPA 701 test or BS5867 Part2 Type C) and mesh must be used at top to allow sprinkler water to penetrate curtain if there is a fire. 50cm of mesh is standard(No mesh is required if the cubicle track is suspended from ceiling). The curtains hang from the carriers installed into cubicle track.
Dec 15 , 2008
What is Hospital-acquired Infections?
A hospital-acquired infections(HAI's), also called a nosocomial infection, is an infection that first appears between 48 hours and four days after a patient is admitted to a hospital or other health-care facility. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately one out of every 20 hospitalized patients in the U.S. contracts a nosocomial infection. In other words: 5% of all hospitalizations or nearly 2 million people each year.
Feb 16 , 2009
UltraCare Antibacterial Protection FAQs
Q. What is UltraCare antibacterial protection? UltraCare antibacterial protection is built into disposable curtains to inhibit the growth of bacteria, mould or mildew that can cause stains, odours and product deterioration. When used in conjunction with good hygiene practices, UltraCare technology works between cleanings to inhibit the growth of these broad spectrum bacteria and moulds, reducing the risk of cross-contamination.
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