Is your hospital discontinuing isolation precautions? - page 2

by gypsyd8 4,601 Views | 13 Comments

sorry i posted this elsewhere but i think this is a better forum i have a general question related to what i thought were standards of care. the hospital i work for has recently adopted a new wonder soap called steiros, and... Read More


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    Quote from SaltyNurse
    Good grief! Are there any studies to demonstrate that this "miracle" soap is more efficacious than plain soap? And does it magically shield the areas of your body that you don't suds up with between patients (aka your scrubs?) It sounds very silly. However, I would be curious to know if any (solid) research has been published that examines the efficacy of the disposable gown.
    I have been looking for any studies done on the active ingredient and found nothing. that is why I posted here.
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    Aren't you still practicing STANDARD PRECAUTIONS for all patients???
    If the patients are bathed and kept clean then that is abundantly documented as the ideal standard of care. A product that is even more effective at killing MRSA, VRE, etc can only enhance that.
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    Quote from SaltyNurse
    Good grief! Are there any studies to demonstrate that this "miracle" soap is more efficacious than plain soap? And does it magically shield the areas of your body that you don't suds up with between patients (aka your scrubs?) It sounds very silly. However, I would be curious to know if any (solid) research has been published that examines the efficacy of the disposable gown.
    Alternatively, are there any good studies that demonstrate contact precautions improve outcomes or infection control in a hospital?
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    I have a question, doesn't hospice bath and cut nails of a in home patient. I am taking care of a man who is so ill and has maybe 6 weeks to 6 days left. And I am one of his nurses, but he also has an hospice nurse, and she doesn't take care of him in any fashion like that. I am having to do the feeding tube, and all the cleaning and making sure his meds are all taken care of plus try to clean his skin as the mucas sat and built up to the point his skin is severly RED and almost coming off. What do I do about this nurse? Is she doing only what she has to, or is she not doing enough and that's where I must come in? please help..thanks Jane Anne


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