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Handwashing and Social Media by Christina Thielst Patient ExpertHealth Maven Here is a nice video of hospital employees having a little fun with education and setting a culture that values handwashing and other infection control measures to keep patients safe...
Celebrate National Handwashing Awareness Week December 2-8 by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert the spread of infection. Download handwashing tips here . -Written by Faith Hirschbein, Office...
Get Back at School Germs with These Healthy Handwashing Tips! by Debby H. Patient Expert As a young Mother, I wanted to teach my three year old daughter some quality health habits.  Hand washing was big in my mind; so I encouraged her to wash her hands after using the bathroom and before meals.   At first, I hel
Eco Tuesday: Handwash or Dishwasher by Tara B. Patient Expert Interesting article at tree hugger outlining all the details of hand washing dishes vs using a dishwasher. You may be surprised at the results of their findings. Citra Dish Soap is good for when you need to quickly hand
handwashing 101 by Donna Peach Patient Expert We all know by now that washing our hands is the best way to keep from spreading or picking up germs, but did you know that washing your hands requires technique? And, thankfully for the Internet, you can visit vari
Handwashing RAP by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs)kill. Nurses and health care professionals in ALL settings must wash their hands frequently to maintain safe sanitary conditions for their patient and themselves. Here's a cute RAP video t
Handwashing: It’s not just for caregivers anymore by David W. Patient Expert Readers know I don’t think patients should be responsible for telling doctors and nurses to wash their hands . That should be the job of the health professionals themselves and the institutions for which they work.  I ackno
Celebrate National Handwashing Awareness Week December 1-7 by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert In the United States, hospital patients get nearly 2 million infections each year. That’s about 1 infection for every 20 patients. Infections that patients contract in the hospital can be life-threatening and hard to treat.
Dementia Disaster Planning Begins With Handwashing by Susan L. Patient Expert With all the talk of pandemic planning, has anyone considered the person with dementia?  Surprisingly, the answer is yes.
What's the best way to keep your hands clean? by Diane Patient Expert of handwashing - rubbing your hands together with soap and water - is what' s important because that' s... handwashing technique to your children. Have them sing a song like "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" while rubbing...

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