Infection control legislation for medical devices

Nurs Stand. 2007 Dec 5-11;22(13):51-4; 58. doi: 10.7748/ns2007.


Medical devices play an important role in the provision of patient care, particularly in intensive care units, accident and emergency departments and operating theatres. This article examines the provision of care and treatments within acute and primary care trusts where medical devices are used, in the context of relevant European and UK legislation.

MeSH terms

  • Education, Continuing
  • Equipment and Supplies*
  • Infection Control / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • United Kingdom