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wrist watch, fob watch or lanyard watch? - page 2

I am a nursing student and I'm about to go on my first placement. I was wondering what watch I should wear. I was concerned that wrist watches pose possible infection risks, also worried about it... Read More

  1. Visit  TrickieTam profile page
    #13 1
    Me personally, i hate lanyard anything!! Bending over in front a patient and its falling all over them and everywhere else.
  2. Visit  estroud profile page
    #14 0
    The best kind of watch to wear is the Fob watch that is worn on the chest. Anything worn on the wrist can harbor pathogens, especially if it is not cleaned between patients. I never see nurses cleaning their watches during patient care. Because the watch is so close to the hand, it has the potential for cross-contamination.
  3. Visit  estroud profile page
    #15 0
    Fob watch! Less contamination potential and does not hinder hand hygiene.
  4. Visit  danvis_65 profile page
    #16 0
    Here is a great watch I found on the 'net'. It works great. thebracketwatch.com

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