Hospital Elevator Buttons Dirtier Than Toilets, Study Says
July 9, 2014 4:03 pm
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One thing you can do to keep your risk of transmitting bacteria down on any elevator? Make sure you’re washing your fingertips, especially the pointer finger on your dominant hand. “Often when people use a hand cleanser, they’re very good at washing their palms, but not their fingertips,” Dr. Redelmeier explains. “And yet most of the transmission does not occur in the middle of the hand, it occurs at the periphery of the hand.”
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For the amount of time I spent in hospitals, I should be dead.
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