By Stephanie Phillips, BSN, RNThis year, healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are estimated to affect 1 in 25 patients daily in the U.S. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this equates to patient hospital costs of $25...Read Story
Care & How To
Improper storage and cleaning can degrade and compromise your protective garments. Here are some tips to get the maximum protection for as long as possible.
To keep your facility environmentally friendly and stay within accreditation requirements, you should always dispose of aprons properly.
The Joint Commission recommends that aprons be inspected annually to avoid radiation exposure, but how do you actually inspect a lead apron?
The following is a quick informative tick list for your lead aprons and protective apparel.