Set of measures recommended by the Commission for Hospital Hygiene and Infection Prevention (KRINKO) at the Robert Koch-Institute for the prevention of nosocomial (hospital-acquired) infections .
- hand hygiene
- barrier measures/personal protective equipment (PPE)
- surface disinfection
- reprocessing of medical devices
- waste disposal
- handling of laundry
- handling of dishes
- information and training of patients and their visitors
- type of accommodation.