Infection Control Controversy

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Seung, you are right. Some of the doctors assess patient and toughed them without even wearing gloves, or using hand sanitizer. I have seen a doctor toughing patient’s dialysis access site that was infected without gloves and after he finished assessing the patient, he just use hand sanitizer and continue with other patient. Another doctor was checking patient PT/INR with strip and used bare hand to wipe the initial drop of blood with gauze until it gets soaked and she used another. Do you want to tell me that those doctors do not know infection control protocol. When we talks about infection control protocol, nurses need to advocate and educate people on it including the patient, the family’s member and other healthcare personnel. Everybody
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