Intravenous literature: Rowley, S. and Clare, S. (2011) Aseptic Non Touch Technique (ANTT): Reducing Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAI) by Standardising Aseptic Technique with ANTT across Large Clinical Workforces. AJIC: American Journal of Infection Control. 39(5), p.E90.
Failures in aseptic technique remain a significant root cause of healthcare associated infections (HCAI) and a major concern for healthcare organisations and the public. To date, poor standards in aseptic technique have been exacerbated by confusing terminology and the myth that aseptic technique is well defined and universally well taught and understood.