Literature Review and Practice Recommendations: Existing and emerging technologies used for decontamination of the healthcare environment - Electrolysed Water

Publication Date: 18 August 2021

This literature review aims to examine the extant scientific literature regarding the use of Electrolysed water (EW) for decontamination of the health and care environment to form evidence-based recommendations for practice.

The specific objectives of the review are to determine:

  • ​What is the actual or proposed mechanism of action of Electrolysed Water?
  • Is Electrolysed Water currently in use in UK health and care settings?
  • When should Electrolysed Water be used in health and care settings?
  • What is the procedure for using Electrolysed Water?
  • What is the scientific evidence for effectiveness of Electrolysed Water for decontamination of the healthcare environment?
  • Are there any safety considerations associated with using Electrolysed Water in health and care settings?
  • Are there any practical or logistical considerations associated with using Electrolysed Water in health and care settings?
  • What costs are associated with using Electrolysed Water in health and care settings?

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Publisher:
ARHAI Scotland
Publication type:
Literature Review

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