Jewellery, nail polish and artificial nails:

The latest recommendations indicate that jewellery, nail polish and artificial fingernails impair proper hand
hygiene in healthcare settings. The reasons given are:

  1. They serve as potential reservoirs of pathogens.
  2. They cause increased perforation of gloves.
  3. They increase the risk of work-related injuries.

What data and regulations are relevant in this context and how can they be used as supporting arguments
in practice? An overview.

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hygienische Händedesinfektion, chirurgische Händedesinfektion, Benetzung, Einreibemethode, alkoholische Händedesinfektion
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