InfectionGuide: instant access for healthcare workers to the latest information on infection control measures.
InfectionGuide is continuously updated by infection control experts. Users do not need to update the app manually. The content is automatically synchronized with the latest revisions whenever WiFi is available.
Online and offline availability
InfectionGuide is also operational with no internet access available. This stand-alone functionality may be particularly useful in emergency rooms, ambulances, nursing home settings or obstetrician practices or other settings where internet is not readily available.
Clear and intuitive icons
Plain and intuitive icons are used to indicate isolation or preventive measures. A click on the icons reveals detailed information on these infection control measures. For instance, in cases where protective masks are indicated, it is clearly stated what type of masks are needed.
Search / Navigating
The primary screen presents a comprehensive list of infectious diseases and infectious pathogens in an alphabetical order. This feature allows the user to direct their search either to a disease or a specific pathogen. Upon selecting a disease or pathogen, specific information on the particular disease or pathogen, as well as comprehensive information on the transmission route and indicated infection control measures become available. Concise treatment information and “interesting facts” are also included.
Intuitive and easy to use
InfectionGuide delivers instantly available, up-to-date infection control knowledge in and easy and intuitive way. The app includes a comprehensive list of infectious diseases and pathogens and also allows to search for a specific infectious disease or pathogen. It provides specific information on the particular disease or pathogen, as well as comprehensive information on the transmission route and indicated infection control measures. Concise treatment information and “interesting facts” are also included. Thus, infection control policies are instantly available on your smartphone whenever you need it and wherever you see your patient. This app obviates the need for printed protocols. No more searching for computers and logins when information on infection control policies are needed