Back tracing of contact stations of infected persons

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Within the patient and transport we to minimize the spread of diseases as best as possible to reduce the of our patients and staff. A complete disinfection of the ambulance cars after each transport is not possible, therfore we have to be aware of the of contamination.

Potential Solutions

If a patient is identified as infectious after he/she was transported by the ambulance, we have to back trace all contact stations/persons of the ambulance car team and notify them, as the car is not disinfected after each transport.

Rationale & related CM function(s)

The existence of hazardous agends within the ambulance service has to be identifed
To manage the incident, a COP should be run and updated accordingly
A communication plan and documentation has to be available for such cases
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