McKight’s points to a recent study that suggests nursing uniforms laundered at home have not been adequately sanitized. The study from the University College in London found residential washing machines only heated water to 104 degrees Fahrenheit, leaving substantial amounts of bacteria behind. Investigators found that thorough ironing after washing was successful in removing remaining Acinetobacter... READ MORE
Posted on October 10, 2011 in Long-Term Care, Home Health & Hospice
Written by: Bufford, David W.