By Stephanie Phillips, BSN, RN Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women and the second leading cause of cancer death. Over 300,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year in the U.S., and over 40,000 will die (American Cancer Society, 2020)....
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By Stephanie Phillips, BSN, RN This year, healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are estimated to affect 1 in 25 patients each day in the U.S. According to an economist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this equates to hospital costs of $25B...
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.