Is this rude? - page 3

I have to have surgery soon (not in my facility but an affiliated one ). I feel like posting a sign above my bed that asks "Have you washed your hands?" or "Wash your hands, please". It has... Read More

  1. by   ?burntout
    Just ask them very politely to wash their hands before they touch you. If they balk-remind them handwashing is the #1 way of decreasing risk of infection (as they should know!). Or just tell them you are paranoid about viruses, bacteria, fungus, etc.
    (I know I am!!!)

    Hope you have a speedy recovery!!!

    p.s. Doctors are the worse-if I see one go into an isolation room ONE MORE TIME WITHOUT DRESSING OUT-someone had better come hold the purse!!!:chuckle (or I'll just start writing up )