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LINEN: UPAYA PENGENDALIAN INFEKSI NOSOKOMIAL, SEBUAH STUDI DI RUMAH SAKIT UMUM DI INDONESIA

Anita Dewi Moelyaningrum
1Lecturer at Department of Environmental Health and Occupational Health and Safety,
Public Health Faculty, Jember University, East Java Indonesia.
Alamat Korespondensi:
Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat Universitas Jember. Jl. Kalimantan I/ 93 Jember, East Java-
Indonesia 68121. Telp. 062 (0331) 337878, Fax.062 (0331) 322995.
Email: anitamoelyani@yahoo.com or anitadm@unej.ac.id; HP: 628179339455
ABSTRACT

Nosocomial infection can occur to the patients, visitors and officials hospital. Nosocomial infection can control by linen`s good management based on indonesian regulation. The objective of this research is to describe the linen`s management based on the regulation such as contruction and the linen procedure. It was a descriptif observasional study in Indonesia general hospital. Data was collected by interview and observation. The result of the study showed that the building construction, temperature and time for desinfection are ineligibility. No separate rute for dirty and clean linen, for infection and non infection linen. There was none label for linen. Nosocomial infection risk for patients, visitors will be increase without good management for linen. Good policy and strategi for manage linen should be application in the general hospital.
Keywords: nosocomial infection, linen, general hospital