March 17th, 2010

Washing hands is a smart preventive; so is washing trauma patients

By Kelley Luckstein

Swabbing down trauma patients with disposable, antiseptic-laced cloths appears to pay off in terms of infection control…

 

If you're interested in the antiseptic used, here's information on chlorhexidine from Mayo Clinic. For at-home use, soap and water should suffice.

 

LA Times, by Tami Dennis, 3/15/2010

Tags: infection control, Mayoclinic.com, washing trauma patients

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