Links: Some educational infection prevention materials for body artists
Minimizing waste and maximizing safety are two important goals in body art.
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Why use a non-sterile dental bib when there are safer sterile options that are proven moisture barriers? Options and discussion.
Some ideas about aseptic skin marking for procedures
William Stewart Halsted, The Johns Hopkins Hospital’s first surgeon in chief, is widely credited as the first to develop and introduce rubber surgical gloves in the United States. That was in 1894, five years after the institution opened.
Now, in an effort to make medical care safer for patients and health care workers, The Johns Hopkins Hospital has become the first major medical institution to become “latex safe” by ending all use of latex gloves and almost all medical latex products.
Body art procedures can benefit from sterile-barrier precautions, even if they are not as complicated as modern surgical procedures.
The surgeon who first advocated sterilized gloves
Hand Hygiene — NEJM. Complete with interesting video Hand Hygiene Yves Longtin, M.D., Hugo Sax, M.D., Benedetta Allegranzi, M.D., Franck Schneider, and …
An educational overview of some of the important historical steps forward in infection control and sterilization