hand washing

Let’s first see how the virus spreads? 1. The virus is mainly transmitted through droplets such as sneezing and coughing, and the infection is caused by direct or indirect contact with the mucous membranes such as the mouth, nose and eyes. 2. Contact with virus-contaminated items can also be infected through the above routes. 3.…

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hygiene, sanitizer gel

Hydroalcoholic gel is an effective weapon against influenza in schools for both teaching staff and students. The flu, like any other viral disease, is highly susceptible to reaching epidemic levels in schools during the most critical times of the year. The lack of awareness of the youngest students when it comes to preventing infections and…

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

Hygiene in physiotherapy centers not only helps ensure the well-being of the patient and workers, but also helps prevent nosocomial infections. The physiotherapy or rehabilitation centers receive dozens of patients at the end of the day and, some of them, have a somewhat delicate state of health. That is why, although these centers are not…

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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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hygiene

There is multiple scientific evidence that shows how staff hands transmit multi-resistant bacteria and colonize hospitalized patients. Ex .: 41% of hand cultures of health workers were positive for EVR (after patient care and before hand washing) Hayden M, Clin infect diseases 2000: 31 1058-1065 EVR can be recovered from numerous patient unit sites Hayden…

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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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Mosquito, infectious disease

Dengue fever is an acute infectious disease caused by Dengue virus, which is transmitted by the bite of Aedes aegypti. When do you suspect that you have a dengue fever? If you have been in a country or region where dengue fever is prevalent in the past 2 weeks, or if dengue fever occurs in…

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handwashing, disease control, medical

Washing your hands properly is necessary to avoid skin infections or gastrointestinal diseases, said Dr. Morayta Ramírez, head of the infectology service at the National Medical Center November 20. “Everything we interact with every day is full of bacteria, a cell phone, for example, has 30 times more bacteria than a toilet, there are bacteria,…

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