Kids hygiene, germs, cleaning, hygiene

Personal hygiene begins and ends with our hands. And though we’re taught as youngsters to wash our hands before dinner, it’s important to remember that germs don’t care what time of day it is. Clean hands prevent sickness. So it’s especially important to learn the basics about hand hygiene so that you, too, can become…

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Christmas holiday season

With the holidays around the corner, it’s important for people to make regular and thorough hand washing part of their routine. “Frequent hand washing can reduce the chance of infection and transmission of influenza, gastrointestinal illnesses and other illnesses like colds,” says Donna Lahey, head nurse of the Infection Prevention and Control Department in NSHA’s…

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Norovirus prevention tips

Practice proper hand hygiene Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water especially after using the toilet or changing diapers always before eating, preparing, or handling food, and before giving yourself or someone else medicine. Norovirus can be found in your vomit or poop even before you start feeling sick. The virus can stay in…

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hand hygiene tips

Every May 5 we celebrate World Handwashing Day to make everyone aware that this simple fact can save lives and protect our health. Hygiene in surgical care SAVES LIVES: wash your hands. The improvement of hand hygiene practices in surgical services is a priority. After 10 years of the WHO program “Clean care is safer…

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hand hygiene

Many studies have been conducted on the benefits of hand washing and on the effectiveness of the various elements involved in the operation, but relatively few on the contribution of hand drying to hygiene. For effective control of infections through hand washing, you should also ensure that not only your hands are completely clean after…

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skin

The main problem with HAND HYGIENE is not related to the possibility of obtaining only good products, but to the lack of compliance with the norm. Numerous published studies conclude that health personnel wash their hands half of the times they are indicated and in general with less duration than recommended. The factors identified that…

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cdc, prevention, healthcare, infection, hand washing, sanitizing

The CDC has weighed in on automated handwashing systems: “Although technologically advanced automated handwashing devices and monitoring systems have been developed recently, only a minimal number of studies have been published that demonstrate that use of such devices results in enduring improvements in hand-hygiene adherence among HCWs. Further evaluation of automated handwashing facilities and monitoring…

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hygiene

Hand washing with soap is one of the most effective and simple ways to prevent diarrheal and respiratory diseases. For washing to be really effective, you should always use soap. If you use them properly, all soaps are equally effective in removing germs that cause disease. If you don’t have soap, you can eventually replace…

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DESINFECTANT, children, hand washing, hospital

A recent study shows that the type and type of product that we use when washing our hands has a direct impact on how often we get sick. According to a study published in the Pediatrics Magazine. Spanish researchers demonstrated that children who used hand sanitizers instead of soap and water reduced their days of…

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Norovirus, prevention, hygiene

Norovirus, also known as Norovirus, is highly infectious and mainly transmitted by the intestines. It can be transmitted through contaminated water, food, articles, air, etc., often in densely populated places such as schools, restaurants, hospitals, and nurseries. Causes concentrated disease. Norovirus infectious diarrhea is a self-limiting disease. There are no vaccines or special effects at…

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