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. by   TrickieTam
    Me personally, i hate lanyard anything!! Bending over in front a patient and its falling all over them and everywhere else.
  2. by   estroud
    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. by   estroud
    Fob watch! Less contamination potential and does not hinder hand hygiene.
  4. by   danvis_65
    Here is a great watch I found on the 'net'. It works great. thebracketwatch.com