The dangers of Healthcare Acquired Infections (HAIs) is a frequent topic on our blog and in the healthcare community. Eliminating HAIs through cleanliness is essential, but did you know that these germs can be lurking on seemingly impossible to clean tech surfaces? Know the risk of spreading germs through tech devices and find out what to do.
Two researchers, Buvana Reddy, MD of HealthPartners Institute in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and Jonathan Scrafford, MD of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, have reported promising findings from a small, randomized trial. The study found that glove changes prior to abdominal closure during C-sections were helpful in preventing bacteria transfer during surgery.
The medical world is dealing with a huge problem, and it is not just the battle against the skyrocketing costs. It’s also the battle of finding new strategies for a safe healthcare facility. And, most seriously, it’s the battle against skyrocketing germs, also known as superbugs.
All of us want to evade any potential infections. At restaurants, there is often a risk of exposure. One needs to be aware of that risk and learn how to avoid it.
A recent report in the trade publication Becker’s Hospital Review relays a disturbing story that mold found in laundry was linked to illness, even death.
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