Social and cultural dimensions of hygiene in Cambodian health care facilities
- Hospitals have become. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;3/21/2014, pA02
Hospitals have become more aware that patients sometimes get infections from other patients or even hospital staff. A simple but effective new device may help. The PullClean door handle from startup Altitude Medical embeds a sanitizer into the hospital door handle. People walking in the hospital...
- HCWs take first steps to better health. // Hospital Employee Health;Jan2011, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p6
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- HALF OF EMPLOYERS FLOUT HEALTH LAW. Stephenson, Paul // Nursing Standard;6/8/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 39, p7
Reports on the failure of employers to provide adequate changing facilities for staff, according to the survey conducted by the journal "Nursing Standard." Number of respondents saying that their employer does not provide changing areas, which is a requirement of the Workplace (Health, Safety...
- 'Safe lifting' legislation filed by MNA attempts to reduce injuries to health care workers. // Massachusetts Nurse;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p9
Reports on the filing of the bill entitled "An Act Relating to Safe Patient Handling in Certain Health Facilities" by the Massachusetts Nurses Association. Occupational health concerns of nurses; Implementation of a health care worker back injury prevention plan; Use of lifting devices to safely...
- ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH. Pearce, Lynne // Nursing Standard;4/17/2013, Vol. 27 Issue 33, p69
Nurses and patients can benefit from good hospital surroundings, says Lynne Pearce.
- A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF AWARENESS AND ATTITUDE TO NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS AMONG LEVELS OF HEALTH CARE WORKERS IN SOUTHWESTERN NIGERIA. Adebimpe, Wasiu Olalekan; Asekun-Olarinmoye, Esther Olufunmilayo; Bamidele, James Olusegun; Abodunrin, Olugbemiga Lanre; Olowu, Adekunle // Continental Journal of Tropical Medicine;2011, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p5
Introduction: Hospital acquired infections (HAIs) continue to be a threat to hospital admissions and workers thus contributing to mortalities and morbidities. Complexity and type of services rendered by health facilities may determine health worker's attitude towards combating these infections....
- Chronic suppurative otitis media: Socio-economic implications in a tertiary hospital in Northern Nigeria. Adoga, Adeyi; Nimkur, Tonga; Silas, Olugbenga // Pan African Medical Journal;2010, Vol. 4, p1
Background: In developing countries, ear infections and deafness are usually neglected conditions due to insufficient funds, work force, facilities, and knowledge. This paper highlights the socio-economic burden of chronic suppurative otitis media on a northern Nigerian population with...
- Health workers' views on quality of prevention of mother-to-child transmission and postnatal care for HIV-infected women and their children. Thu Anh Nguyen; Oosterhoff, Pauline; Yen Ngoc Pham; Hardon, Anita; Wright, Pamela // Human Resources for Health;2009, Vol. 7, p1
Background: Prevention of mother-to-child transmission has been considered as not a simple intervention but a comprehensive set of interventions requiring capable health workers. Viet Nam's extensive health care system reaches the village level, but still HIV-infected mothers and children have...
- Hands-off for good hygiene. Clark, Kimberly // Materials Management in Health Care;Aug99, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p38
Focuses on medical health facilities' health and hygiene practices to lower the risk of contamination and infection. Variety of products used for handwashing; Separate stations of hygiene product dispenser for patients and medical staff.