3. Wearing gloves does not provide complete protection against hand _______________.
5. side-effect of washing your hands too much.
7. We should encourage __________ to remind health-care workers to decontaminate therir hands.
8. The “father” of hand hygiene
10. Reproduces slowly on the hands after a surgical scrub with alcohol.
11. Health-care workers who wear gloves are less likely to do this to their hands
13. This is an important factor for improvement with hand-hygiene practices.
15. The natural rubber that gloves are made from.
16. wash your hands when they are visibly ___________.
17. You can save this by implementing an effective hand-hygiene program.
20. In the late 1800s, this doctor promoted using carbolic acid for hand antisepsis. He is named after a mouth wash.
23. If you have an allergy to latex, you can wear _______ gloves.
24. Used as an effective antiseptic since the 1800’s but discolors the skin.
1. soap that contains an antiseptic agent
2. You should wash your hands for this many seconds.
3. Healthcare workers can do this to their hands simply by touching an environmental surface.
4. Healthcare workers who wear these on their hands can carry gram negative organisms for several months.
6. the main ingredient in hand rubs.
9. Nurses in pediatric wards wash their hands this many times.
12. This agency regulates the agents used in health-care antisepsis.
14. Decontaminate your hands before having direct patient ___________.
18. organism most frequently the cause of urinary tract infections.
19. The CDC recommends that health-care workers wear these to reduce the risk of acquiring infections from patients.
21. If this is located too far away, you may not wash your hands.
22. when these are artificial, they harbor gram-negative pathogens.