October 21, 2015

Hospital workers often transfer germs when removing gloves, gowns

Kathryn Doyle, Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Florescent lotion and black light revealed that health care workers often contaminate their skin and clothing while removing their protective gear, researchers say.

This contamination can spread germs and place the health care workers at risk for infection, the authors write in JAMA Internal Medicine. ... read more

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