Hand Sanitizers

Giving nurses and CNAs a helping hand

Giving nurses and CNAs a helping hand

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Writers rely on pen and paper. Carpenters count on a hammer. Ask a healthcare worker what their most valuable tool of the trade is and they'll tell you - it's all about their hands. When you look at today's rapidly changing workforce and day-to-day demands, hands shouldn't be taken for granted.

New door handle takes tech world by storm

New door handle takes tech world by storm

News of PullClean, a custom door handle that dispenses hand sanitizer, could potentially revolutionize infection control practices, its creators say.

FDA takes closer look at antibacterial products

It may be time to put away the antibacterial hand soap and body wash at home and the office. The Food and Drug Administration said Monday manufacturers of antibacterial products will have to prove the items are more effective than plain soap and water

Study to examine effects of hand sanitizer use on long-term care infection rates

The National Association Directors of Nursing Administration/Long Term Care (NADONA) is teaming up with a skin care company to explore the impact of hand sanitizers on infection rates in long-term care environments.