Wrong Hand Hygiene Practice

Recently we discussed why healthcare-workers (HCW) should not wear rings, watches, long-, polished-, or artificial nails during patient care. Are these suggestions well known among HCW and patients? Continue reading

Hand Hygiene and Watches

In our recent post, we summarized how rings may affect hand hygiene and why ring wearing during patient care is a complicated issue. Healthcare-workers (HCW) wear watches and bracelets almost as often as rings, so next, we collected some evidence regarding watches and hand hygiene. Continue reading