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Study: Many Paramedics Ignore Hand Hygiene Rules

FRIDAY, Feb. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Paramedics have a “remarkably low” rate of compliance with hand hygiene standards, which could put patients at risk for deadly infections, according to a new report. For the study, researchers observed 77 paramedics in Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Australia as they dealt with 87 patients. The paramedics’ compliance… Read More »

Arthritis: Four hand exercises to combat arthritis pain and relieve symptoms

Arthritis is a condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness on the joints. More than 10 million people in the UK have arthritis or other, similar joint conditions. The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis, which affects nearly nine million people. Rheumatoid arthritis is the second most common type. Arthritis of the hands can… Read More »