NMC Commentary

Is Hand Washing Vital in Infection Control?

Yes. As simple as it sounds, proper hand washing is a crucial step in infection control, both within the hospital setting and at home. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says, “Regular handwashing, particularly before and after certain activities, is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others. It's quick, it's simple, and it read all »