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

Publication Date: 16 December 2016

This literature review aims to review the evidence base for using electrolysed water (EW) for decontamination of the healthcare environment.

Objectives

  • To provide a generic description of EW, including the proposed or actual mechanism of action and the procedure for use.
  • To assess the scientific evidence for effectiveness of EW.
  • To explore practical and safety considerations related to the use of EW.
  • To explore the costs associated with EW.
  • To produce a concise evidence summary for EW to assist the Equipment and Environmental Decontamination Steering Expert Advisory Group in making practical recommendations on the use of EW for NHSScotland.

Resource information

Publisher:
Health Protection Scotland
Publication type:
Literature Review