Breaking the Fecal-Hand-Oral Chain with “The Doubler” Nail Brush
The best implement to wash a hand is the other hand. Brushless hand washing is the standard. However, there are limitations. In the case of handwashing, the use of a nail brush in select situations is often essential for effective cleaning.
Paper towels, single-use paper towels, are the clear Best Practice for hand drying in the fast paced professional environment of healthcare. Paper is both effective and fast, the two critical elements of choice.
Proper use of quality, single-use gloves significantly lowers the risk of cross-contamination, provided they are changed regularly. Gloves deliver an added level of protection and provide a visual cue to patients and residents that the establishment cares about their well being.