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Latex Gloves Lead To Lax Hand Hygiene In Hospitals
2011-11-04 03:24:49

Healthcare workers who wear gloves while treating patients are much less likely to clean their hands before and after patient contact.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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