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

Publication Date: 19 May 2017

This literature review aims to review the evidence for using high-intensity narrow-spectrum (HINS) light for decontamination of the healthcare environment and reusable non-invasive patient care equipment.

Objectives

  • To provide a generic description of HINS light, including the proposed or actual mechanism of action and the procedure for use.
  • To assess the scientific evidence for effectiveness of HINS light.
  • To explore practical and safety considerations related to the use of HINS light.
  • To explore the costs associated with HINS light.

Resource information

Publisher:
Health Protection Scotland
Publication type:
Literature Review