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International Journal of Applied Chemical and Biological Sciences

ISSN: 2582-788X (Online)

International Journal of Applied Chemical and Biological Sciences
Home Archive Volume 1 - Issue 1 MOBILE PHONE CONTAMINATION OF HEALTHCARE WORKERS IN HEALTHCARE DELIVERY SYSTEMS: A REVIEW OF LITERATURE FROM VARIOUS COUNTRIES

Volume 1   Issue 1

Review Article

MOBILE PHONE CONTAMINATION OF HEALTHCARE WORKERS IN HEALTHCARE DELIVERY SYSTEMS: A REVIEW OF LITERATURE FROM VARIOUS COUNTRIES

Abstract

Mobile phones have become ubiquitous and inevitable part of every health care worker working any type of health care system. At healthcare sector, they are very commonly used for various purposes routinely (medical and non-medical). But their constant use at healthcare has become source of many bacterial infections, which can be dangerous for the staff as well as for others too. Several studies have been conduct worldwide to explore this important issue. In this review article, this issue is being enlightened by referring some representative studies done globally and have suggested some possible practical measures to overcome it.

Keywords: Smartphones Health Care Workers Microbial colonization Microbes
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