Hygiene & Health

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Hygiene and Hospitalisation

Entering the hospital environment can be particularly worrying for most people. Maintenance of hygiene needs especially can cause anxiety though there are some……

Infection Control

Infection control is closely related to hygiene as many infections and illnesses can be prevented or contained by practicing some basic infection control measures…

Personal Hygiene and Head Colds

Unfortunately head colds are part of everyday life, though there are some basic hygiene principles that can help reduce the risks of developing a cold and reduce the……

Personal Hygiene and Surgical Procedures

Patients can help reduce the risks of post-operative wound infection by bathing before admission to hospital; this includes cleaning the hair and nails. Always……

Preventing Scabies

Scabies are tiny mites that lay eggs and infest under the skin. The cause high levels of itching and are spread through close contact. The best preventative measures……

Worms

There are different types of worms that can infect a human being. The single most effective way of reducing the risk of developing worms is by effective hand washing….

Wound Care

Correct wound care is essential to prevent the development and spread of infection. The correct techniques for cleaning a wound are vital. Having a wound can affect a……

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