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The Importance of Hygiene in Perfume: Patrick Süskind’s novel Perfume - In eighteenth-century France, the standard of hygiene was at an all-time low. In Patrick Süskind’s novel, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, hygiene plays a key role in developing character behavior. Süskind portrays a setting of poor hygiene in order to conceal character motives. This is evident through several main characters and several other minor characters such as Grenouille’s mother, Father Terrier, Grenouille, Grimal and Taillade-Espinasse. Understanding how Süskind manipulates hygiene to disguise character aims enables the reader to have a better knowledge of the human values and morals of the time period....   [tags: france, poor hygiene, smells]
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Motivators and Hygiene - Maslow introduced theory on job satisfaction and motivation. In previous education classes at Benedictine University Maslow was studied in detail as the cornerstone of motivating high school children. His theory is based on a hierarchy of five needs, physiological, safety, social, achievement/esteem, and self-actualization. Individual needs are met by the importance attached to the various needs and the amount of importance the person attaches to it. I believe any discussion on motivation should begin with Herzberg’s dual factor theory of job satisfaction....   [tags: Motivation] 1617 words
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The Hygiene Hypothesis - Our bodies are ecosystems that have evolved over time to deal with a variety of infectious agents and microorganisms, such as worms and other parasites. The hygiene hypothesis states that although we have shifted rapidly into a clean, modern and civilized state, our bodies have not yet adapted, and our immune system is responding inappropriately with an increased susceptibility to allergies and autoimmune diseases. The main premise is that humans are mismatched to modernity. (Stearns, 2009) Our civilization has changed rapidly and we now readily have access to modern hygiene, clean water, and antibiotics but our bodies have not yet evolved to adapt with its new environment....   [tags: Health]
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Ethics and Law in Dental Hygiene: Case Studies 16 and 17 - Case 16 This case presents a very delicate situation that presents many legal and ethical questions. Do you tell your brother his partner has HIV. I would tell my brother, but the how and when, may vary based on circumstance. From a professional ethical standpoint, it would be unethical to disclose the patient’s HIV status without consent. It would violate the patient’s right to confidentiality, as it is the patient’s choice whom information may be shared with (Beemsterboer, 2010, p. 50). It could also be argued that it is a violation of the principle of nonmaleficence....   [tags: Dental Hygiene Ethics ]
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A Study of Hygiene of Students in Nigeria - ... The results in our study showed, 21.2% of students had good knowledge of personal hygiene which is very low compare to the study conducted in Angolela, Ethiopia i,e (52%)(5). Whereas 60.5% of students in our study showed average knowledge (Table No. 4), which is less than a study conducted in Abraka, Delta state, Nigeria, showed 74.6% (2) though it is maximum. This difference could be due to neglecting teaching of personal hygiene in our study area. In our study there is no any association between age and knowledge about personal hygiene P value is (0.968) (Table No....   [tags: religion, germs, knowledge] 596 words
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Hygiene and Nutrition of Students in India - ... 96.4% of food handlers were aware about washing hand before serving and after using toilet in prevention of food borne disease respectively. Health education about personal hygiene in this area will help to early identification of any morbid.(17) SCENARIO OF SOUTH INDIA • A cross sectional study was conducted on personal hygiene practice among school going adolescents in 2009 in Chennai. 1832 students from 30 different schools were selected and enrolled in the study. Study showed 99.6% of students brushed their teeth one or more times daily....   [tags: tooth, morbidity, handwash] 773 words
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The History and Importance of Personal Hygiene - Personal hygiene is a major part of your everyday life. It includes brushing your teeth, taking a shower, applying deodorant, wearing clean clothes, cooking your food properly, and washing your hands when necessary. There are many different types of hygiene and different ways of doing them. The types of hygiene are food and cooking hygiene, medical hygiene, and personal hygiene, there is even such a thing as excessive hygiene. Excessive hygiene may cause allergic diseases. Some parts of the body like the ear canal, or inside of the vagina are mostly better left alone for the body's own cleaning systems....   [tags: Health, Wellness] 577 words
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The Importance of Proper Hand Hygiene - The nursing field should have tighter requirements for poor hygiene practices. Many individuals in the nursing field have requirements that have been set by the facility already. Employers have rules on proper hand hygiene as well as hygiene in general, such as, no strong perfumes, having to wear clean white shoes, having a clean uniform, not too much make-up, and washing hands in between patients with soap and water for 26 seconds and/or to use alcohol base hand sanitizers. Furthermore, many certified nursing assistant’s (CNA’s), licensed practical nurses (LPN’s), and registered nurses (RN’s), are being spotted not practicing good hand hygiene techniques, and are exposing family members, r...   [tags: Nurses, Disease Risk, Tighter Regulations]
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Health Education and Hygiene in Kenya - ... This study was mainly concentrated on school absenteeism, at the beginning absenteeism was high but later the rate is decreased by providing health education on hygiene practice.(9) • A cross sectional study was conducted to assess the knowledge, attitude and practice of personal hygiene among school children in Ethiopia, 2008. They were interviewed by trained staff and approximately 52% of students were having adequate knowledge of proper hygiene. 94% of students were using soap while taking bath and 4.5% used only water....   [tags: handwashing, teeth, fingernails] 611 words
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The Importance of Food Safety and Hygiene - The issue of food safety is a universal concern. This is because everyone has to consume food. Food scares have been numerous in the United States in the past twenty years. This fact has motivated producers and consumers alike to take an active role in the safe and quality production of their food. This is a requirement for all people across the nation as well as the globe to be concerned about to be healthy and enjoy the food they must consume. The United States of America has one of the cheapest, most abundant, and safest food supplies throughout the entire world....   [tags: managing food safety]
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Dental Hygiene Education for Children - Many of the chronic diseases that exist in society today develop because children in the United States are not properly educated on the importance of dental hygiene. Educating the younger generation about dental hygiene and dental care allows them to live healthier lives. This creates intellectual decisions concerning their overall health, and will allow future generations to do the same. Numerous researchers and dentists have observed that this topic is a major issue emerging in not only pediatric dentistry but also in general dentistry....   [tags: internet essays]
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Master's in Dental Hygiene - A clinician by profession (2010) and an idealist by nature I believe that life should be lived most effectively. According to me the most effective way to fulfil my personal goals is to take the knowledge I acquire through a Master’s degree in dental hygiene program, and use it in my arsenal to educate people in my community about oral health and its determinants. A career as a dental hygiene instructor for a basic preparation dental hygiene program is my opportunity to not only effectively utilize my leadership skills to facilitate a well coordinated learning milieu for dental hygiene students, but also to advocate various inter related dental hygiene roles such as that of a clinician and...   [tags: Health Care] 1039 words
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Hygiene Among Different Religions - ... The students of 11 year and 12 years age group (95.91%) are washing their hand with soap and water before taking food as compared to other age group 10 year (87.09%). Whereas 12.91% of children in the age group of 10 year are washing their hand only with water before taking food (Table No. 13). Whereas study conducted in Ebril city shows that age have no effect on washing hand before and after meal(3). In our study, there is no association noted between gender and washing hand before taking meal (Table No.14)....   [tags: handwashing, food, toilet] 607 words
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Oral Hygiene and Disease - Oral hygiene is an everyday part of life that people have to be mindful of. If time is taken each day, it can prevent a lot of negative health effects on mouths and bodies. People are taught the negative effects of not brushing teeth all of their lives. But do they really know all of the effects not brushing can truly have. Even if the goal is simply whiter teeth, people have to be aware of the repercussions of not having substantial oral hygiene regimens and practices. If the average person fails to keep up with what’s going on in their mouth, the bacteria that forms and builds up can lead to gum disease, tooth decay, and even heart issues....   [tags: Teeth, Dentist, Cavities]
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The History of Hygiene - The History of Hygiene As societies became more organised and settlements grew, public health became an issue for the people and the governments that controlled them. It usually refers to factors affecting the general standard of living and working conditions which prevent diseases from spreading. These are often connected with measures of hygiene such as: A clean water supply and toilets. Drains and sewers to take away dirty water....   [tags: Papers] 462 words
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A Study of Personal Hygiene in Nigerian Students - ... The study shows 15.7% students received hand hygiene education by reading, 49.9% of students received by family as compared to school i.e 11.2%. However, 88.3% of students washed their hand after using toilet, and 3.3% of students never washed their hand after playing. Although 42.9% of students have no personal towel and 7.3% of them have no personal tooth brush. Almost 68% of students had a shower two or three times a week. 37% of students brush their teeth at least 2 times a day. Approximately ¾ students change their toothbrushes every 6 months.(12) • A qualitative research was conducted on personal hygiene knowledge and practice among food handlers at selected primary schools Selan...   [tags: handwash, toothbrush, parasitic infestation] 688 words
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Dental Hygiene and an Inquiry into Teeth Whitening - ... There will be an average of 340 job openings; 180 due to growth and 160 due to replacement of retirees, those who die, or those who leave the dental hygiene field (LARA). There are a couple of reasons that the dental hygiene field is growing so drastically which include: dental practices continue to expand which will require more dental hygienists, the baby-boom population is continuing to age and need oral health care treatments, and with the federal health legislation expanding the availability of health insurance, there will be more patients receiving dental checkups (BLS 2014-2015)....   [tags: health care areers, oral health] 2924 words
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Purpose of Oral Hygiene in Conjunction with Chlorhexidine - Purpose of Oral Hygiene in Conjunction with Chlorhexidine Evidence- Based Practice Proposal The basis for the proposal is ventilator-associated pneumonia’s (VAP) occurrence can potentially be controlled by cautious consideration to the process of oral hygiene, where routine oral hygiene versus oral hygiene in conjunction with chlorhexidine (CHX) are examined to make sure the ideal outcomes for these patients occur. Background A ventilator- associated pneumonia (VAP) is a critical contamination preventable by a multitude of prevention strategies aimed at the care process....   [tags: Nursing]
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Dental Hygiene Importance - ... As said by the Oral Cancer Foundation, “Close to 42,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer in 2013, it will cause over 8,000 deaths, killing roughly 1 person per hour, 24 hours per day.” (OCF). Oral cancers include cancers of the lips, tongue, cheeks and throat. Men face oral cancers twice more than women and men who are over 50 are at a higher risk. When you go to the dentist, they might check for lumps, irregular changes to the neck, face, and head. They will also look for sores and discolored tissue in the mouth....   [tags: Center for Disease Control, oral cavities]
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The Use of Isolation Precautions and Hand Hygiene - ... I never thought about it that way,” Miguel said. Here is a good study to look up on hand hygiene compliance from the American Journal of Infection Control. It states this as some results, “A reduction in Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) rates was as follows in intervention period compared with baseline: HCA-MRSA decreased by 28% from 0.92 to 0.67 cases per 1,000 PD, and Health-Care Acquired Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (HCA-MRSA) bacteremia rate was reduced by 41% from 0.18 to 0.10 per 1,000 PD ....   [tags: protection, cleanliness, nursing]
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Personal Hygiene: Preventing Infections and Diseases - ... Then I rinse my hands in warm water, drying them well with a clean hand towel, paper towel, or air dryer. If soap is unavailable, I use an alcohol based hand sanitizer. Another factor in the prevention of poor personal hygiene is addressing the prevention of dental diseases and infections. I brush my teeth at least twice a day in a vertical or circular motion for a whole two minutes, also brushing my tongue and gargling with mouthwash. In addition, I floss daily and get regular checkups from my dentist to battle these diseases....   [tags: clean and healthy lifestyles] 736 words
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Nursing Skills with Patient's Oral Hygiene - The care of a patient’s mouth forms an important component of assisting hygiene needs and yet is a nursing skill which is not always afforded the attention it fully deserves (Evans, 2001). Within this essay, I will reflect on an experience gained whilst giving and receiving oral care on a placement simulation using a reflective model. By utilising this model I hope to demonstrate my knowledge and understanding in relation to this skill as well as identifying areas with scope for learning. Reflection is the process of reviewing an experience in order to describe analyse, evaluate and so inform learning about practice (Reid 1993)....   [tags: Nursing Essays]
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Poor Personal Hygiene in The Fast Food Industry - Imagine suddenly feeling sick and facing life threatening sickness after eating at your favorite local fast food restaurant. At this point you are surprised because you believed in the restaurants promise of having food thats good and fit for you. An estimated annual amount of food related sickness in the U.S is 76 million cases. Many local fast food restaurants seem to be blind to the actions taken that can truly affect a customer's health. These health problems can be permanent or temporary affecting the lives of the people....   [tags: cooking, employees, false information]
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Food Safety in Singapore: Enforcing Hygiene Safety Standards - Have you ever found unwanted ingredients that could be carrying harmful bacteria in your food. Hair, flies, worms or maybe even a cockroach leg. How about going in and out of the restroom repeatedly after dinner at a nearby hawker centre. According to statistics from the Ministry of Health Singapore, there were 6947 cases of food poisoning with three deaths in 1998. Also, in the same year, 9125 food premises were shut down for failing to fulfill the standard hygiene requirements. In fact, the World Health Organisation has pointed out that food-borne diseases can be effectively reduced if both commercial and domestic food handlers practice correct, hygienic food practices....   [tags: WHO, health] 684 words
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Oral Hygiene Care in Dependent or Cognitively Impaired Patients - As a nurse in a skilled nursing facility, oral hygiene care is very important, but the importance significantly increases when our patients are functionally dependent or cognitively impaired. These patients are unable to perform this task and depend on nurses to provide daily care. Nurses need to pay close attention for potential problems. They will need to perform assessments, develop oral care plans, and identify preventions and strategies to eliminate any potential problems. Poor oral health has been linked to serious systemic illnesses including diabetes mellitus, stroke, hypertension, myocardial infarction and aspiration pneumonia (Dyck et al., 2012)....   [tags: nursing, assesment, oral health, oral care]
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Diseases and Hygiene Issues in England: The Black Death Plague - ... So, how exactly did the plague spread through out the streets of England. The answer is simple. The ships that were docking in England for business were carrying rats that were infected with plague-ridden fleas. Through contact with humans, the plague spread. The plague was a disease that created small and multiply swellings on the skin called ‘buboes’; buboes is where the term ‘bubonic plague’ came from. When you have gotten infected from the bite it takes an estimate of three to four days in your blood stream to reach your lungs and other main organs....   [tags: great plague, punishment, god, health] 1172 words
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Motivation and Hygiene Factors in Indian IT Sector - Motivation and Hygiene Factors in Indian IT Sector SYNOPSIS 1. Descriptive title of the study This study is based on the Herzberg’s Motivation –Hygiene Theory. In this study we try to understand the Herzberg’s theory based on changing environment of Indian IT sector. 2. Nature of the study o Problem to be examined With the changing economic and social values and status in India, we here try to find the current motivation and hygiene factors prevailing in the Indian IT sector. o Significance and need for the study As we all know that the IT sector constitutes a large portion of the Indian economic developments that we all had seen in the recent times....   [tags: Motivation Study IT] 934 words
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Recommended Industrial Hygiene Role as Member of a Recovery Response Team - Recommended industrial hygiene role as member of a Recovery Response Team Industrial hygiene (IH) should be a part of the Recovery Response Team. An Industrial Hygienist serves as both quality control and protection for the team as a whole. The total amount of people that died from the 9/11 attack, at the World Trade Center (WTC), in New York, was ~2800. Illnesses and death since 9/11 from the rescue and recovery workers may never be known but it far exceeds the initial attack. The main role of an IH as part of the team is to perform a lot of forward planning, thinking of how a team would respond in many situations....   [tags: Health ]
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The Importance of Parenting Styles in Early Childhood Development - Early childhood is the most rapid period of development in a human life. Although individual children develop at their own pace, all children progress through an identifiable sequence of physical, cognitive, and emotional growth and change. A child who is ready for school has a combination of positive characteristics: he or she is socially and emotionally healthy, confident and friendly; has good peer relationships; tackles challenging tasks and persists with them; has good language skills and communicates well; and listens to instructions and is attentive (World Bank)....   [tags: hygiene, inmunizations]
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The indoctrination of the Concept of Racial Hygiene: The Begining of t - The Indoctrination of the Concept of Racial Hygiene: The Beginning of the End The idea of biological degeneration had been studied by doctors, psychiatrists, and scientists many decades before the 1930’s and the Nazi regime were ever in power. The idea that the integrity of populations was being undermined by behaviors of alcoholism, criminality, or mental deficiency was a topic for researchers before anyone even knew who Adolf Hitler was. In this essay I will discuss the evolution of a concept that would become known as racial hygiene....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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A Healthy Body is the Chamber of the Soul - ... In Vedas the practice of personal hygiene has been stressed in daily prayers. Childhood is the best time for anyone to learn hygiene behavior and same to be applied in the rest of their life. Personal hygiene involves taking regular bath, washing the hands ( whenever necessary), cutting the nails, washing clothing, washing the hair, brushing the teeth and caring gums.(2) The personal hygiene habit can be taught in a fun way. Making up of games to see if child can remember what steps are needed to accomplish a specific hygiene goal....   [tags: hygiene, bathing, infestation] 543 words
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Factors to Concider with Enforcement Action - According to the Gloucester City Council (2009), enforcement is define as an action that conducted by the environmental health services that are responsible in regulating a wide range of legislation. Enforcement action will be taken in a case where it is found that someone is not complying with the legislation. The main concern of the enforcement action is to protect public health, environments and also groups of people such as workers and consumers. It is also believed that by carrying out the enforcement action in a fair practical and consistent manner could also help to promote a successful local economy....   [tags: legeslation, hygiene, food] 1244 words
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Evidence Based Practice: Infection Control - Examine the ways that health professionals can use five steps of evidence based practice (EBP) as a practical framework to overcoming barriers to locating, appraising, and applying the best research evidence to an occupational health and safety practice. - Infection control: Hand washing Are interventions to promote hand hygiene an effective measure in reducing hospital-acquired infections. One of the most significant current discussions in nursing evidence-based practice is the effectiveness of hand hygiene interventions in reducing hospital-acquired infections....   [tags: hand washing, hygiene]
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Using Isolation Precaution to Prevent the Spread of Disease - ... It is extremely crucial that hand washing occurs immediately after the gloves are removed. The third standard precaution is mask, eye protection and a face shield. Body fluids, blood, secretions, and excretions are dealt with on a daily basis. In order to protect the mucous membranes of our bodies, the health care provider must use the appropriate protection. Finally is exceptionally crucial to wear a gown. The gown should be fluid resistant, in case there was an incident of spill on the gown....   [tags: infection, hygiene, airborne] 936 words
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Inspections Spread through Direct Contact - ... Evidence based practise would be beneficial for both the nurse and patient in that the patient would have the peace of mind knowing that the nurse is using the most current information. Continuing professional education and development is paramount for health professionals after finishing their training and education. One of the ways to inform and or guide health professionals about infection control and hand hygiene is through education. Chan et al. (2011) suggests that implementing a hospital wide hand hygiene program is feasible however this would only be one component of hospital infection control....   [tags: health care, hygiene, nurse] 719 words
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Giardiasis is a Disease of Gastroenteritis and an Infection in the Small Intestine - ... Based on their study they found the reason why people got sick. First of all by drinking water from the rivers which had contaminated with Cholera and the people didn't know nothing about it. Second of all the food they were eating such as fish which came from the same river. This disease had the same effect on them like the Giardiasis, they had diarrhea, the people were losing weight and the only way for them to replaceable those water lost was by drinking more treated water and by giving them serum....   [tags: cholera, preventative hygiene, protozoan] 780 words
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The Importance of Modeling Healthy Behavior in an Early Childhood Environment - ... Also, it is important to give children immediate feedback after proper hand washing, so they feel motivated and will keep on doing it. As educators we need to wash hands often to we don’t pass illness to the children or from them to us. By doing this we are teaching the students that this is very important in order to stay healthy. There are three different health behaviors that I might model for children and their families. I believe these behaviors are crucial to ensure a healthy environment for children....   [tags: teachers, hygiene, toys] 520 words
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Nazi Eugenics and Racial Hygiene - The Nazi’s perpetrated many horrors during the Holocaust. They enacted many cruel laws. They brainwashed millions into foolishly following them and believing their every word using deceitful propaganda tactics. They forced many to suffer doing embarrassing jobs and to live in crowded ghettos. They created mobile killing squads to exterminate their enemies. Finally, as part of “The Final Solution to the Jewish Question”, they made concentration and killing camps. Another thing the Nazi’s did was to use eugenics as another mean to micromanage the population....   [tags: Holocaust, Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler]
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The Importance of Oral Hygiene - ... TYPE OF STUDY/DESIGN: It is a descriptive epidemiological study. The type of study design is case series. Total five cases with multiple myeloma manifestations involving the oral cavity were reported. Detail data of patient’s medical history, oral cavity lesions description, myeloma treatment and its progression is reported. Summary Key Study Factor: In this study total five patients (3 female and 2 male) from 31 to 70 years old with multiple lesions in oral cavity were reported. Detail report of patient’s medical history, oral cavity lesions location, and description were noted....   [tags: myeloma, cavity, lessions]
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Risk Management of Healthcare Associated Risks - ... For HAIs these include length of hospital stay, hand washing techniques, equipment, and high-risk areas. These factors can all be linked back to cross contamination. Four routes of transmission for this are direct and indirect contact, respiratory droplets, airborne spread, and a common source. This can all be very hard to control in healthcare settings, because of the many different variables involved (Bennington, 2013). Two evidence-base strategies in the nursing practice to prevent HAIs are hand washing and staff and patient education (Cataldo et al., 2013)....   [tags: hospital, factors, hygiene]
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Can The World Support More People? - ... This includes: less food, fewer places to live, lack of natural resources and not many jobs available for them. As well as that, wildlife and animal habitats will be ruined as it will be even more crowded than it is now. However, some places may not be affected. Countries like the USA and the UK are known as MEDC. This means that they are a ‘more economically developed country’ and the population is stable enough to not be affected as much. Countries like Ethiopia and Uganda, however, are LEDC....   [tags: population, hygiene, health care] 722 words
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Colgate-Palmolive Company Is a Global Leader - ... Their innovative approach towards the market has leaded them to a leader position in the international market. Weaknesses As the innovation in the company constantly grows and the market is always expecting to have something new, it is becoming hard for the company to come up with new ideas. The company definitely needs new ideas and fresh minds. However, the constant innovation on the products of the company is cutting their ability to gain more profit out of the new products as it would bring the product from the “Star” level to a cash cow immediately....   [tags: hygiene, market, toothbrush] 795 words
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Medical Students and Rural Health Care - ... The urban health scenario only changed with the development of the private sector, which now accounts for more than 80 per cent of urban health care. Allopathic private sector is almost non-existent in villages. India now has a flourishing rural economy and a large number of villagers would want and be able to pay for quality private consultations. The government has to be more proactive. Rural hygiene care should be a part of a complete socio-cultural, educational, economic and health care developmental package that will be also conducive for contribution of private sector and not treated as a standalone commodity requiring only more amount of doctors....   [tags: urban health, rural hygiene] 622 words
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Where are Tampons in Chinese Market? - Where are Tampons in Chinese Market. A tampon is a feminine hygiene product that is cylindrical in shape made up of absorbent material. They are used by women and girls during their menstruation and are inserted in the user’s vagina. As compared to sanitary pads, tampons have been recognized as the oldest means used by women during their menstruation to absorb the menstrual blood. Among the first tampons to ever been patented is the Tampax that contains a tube-within-a-tube applicator. Tampons are designed and package in different colors and shapes....   [tags: feminine hygiene product] 2227 words
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Helminths: Parasitic Metazoans, and Prevention - ... GLOBAL HEALTH PROBLEMS POSED BY HELMINTHS INFECTIONS According to the World Health Organization, estimates taken worldwide show that approximately; • 807-1121 million people are affected by Ascaris lumbricoides • 576-740 million are affected by hookworms • 604-794 million are affected by whip worm • 880 million children need treatments from any one of these infections and that 135,000 die per year from these infections (cause of death is usually due to the high amount of worms in the individual because the more the worms, the more the severity of the infection)....   [tags: Worms, Infection, Hygiene] 1412 words
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Myths and Truths About Vaccination - ... It is extremely rare to have a fatal event happen. Given that statement, there is a higher chance that one who does not take the vaccine gets sick than one who does. A specific example includes polio, where instead of paralysis and blindness a person has the possibility to experience slight dizziness and fatigue. Simply put, the benefits of vaccination greatly outweigh the risk. Myth 3- Diseases that were destroyed by vaccines in the past are irrelevant now- we don’t need to take vaccines any more....   [tags: hygiene, sanitation, autism] 754 words
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Isolation Precautions in Healthcare - ... The most important things to take into consideration is hand washing donning gloves, donning masks, and donning gowns. During patient care, there is no such thing as reusable equipment, each patient needs new equipment when being assisted. The environment in which the patient is being assisted has to be clean and disinfected, and old linen has to be uncontaminated. The need for rapid, safe and cost-effective device sterilization has led to an increase in the use of liquid chemical sterilization, (Infection Control Home )....   [tags: nursing, pathoens, hygiene] 850 words
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Helminthes and Worms: Parasites - ... Heavier infections can cause a range of symptoms including intestinal manifestations like diarrhea, dysentery, abdominal pain and general malaise and weakness, and impaired cognitive and physical development. Roundworm may possibly compete for vitamin A in the intestine. PREVENTIONS The Islamic ablution of five times a day is an extremely proper hygiene component; everything that Allah prescribes has wisdom behind it. The medical world is continuously discovering amazing medical benefits from performing ablution for prayer....   [tags: Soil, Disease, Hygiene] 1961 words
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Prevention for Nosocomical Disease - ... From this website, we are supposed to wash our hands before eating food, before preparing food, before caring for someone who is sick, after using the toilet, after changing diapers or cleaning up a child who has used the toilet, after blowing your nose, after touching an animal, and after touching garbage. This is a lot of information that not many people do, but this is what can cause a disease from occurring if proper hygiene is not met. The right way to wash your hand is discussed about also, because many people wash their hands for an improper amount of time....   [tags: hospital, medical, infections, hygiene] 1129 words
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The Restaurant Industry Sanitation - Restaurants have been a part of people’s lives since they first started. However, the restaurant industry is not as perfectly clean and sanitary as people believe. Many things contribute to this, but the most important contributor is the factor of sanitation. Restaurants cannot be trusted in the area of sanitation. The restaurant employees are not following the cleaning and sanitation standards set by the restaurant’s managers and officials. The restaurant employees do not practice hygiene before coming into and at while they are at work....   [tags: cleanliness, food contamination, hygiene]
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Vaccination Impact Throughout History - Although, vaccinations have been around for a long time, the great controversy surrounding the uses were substantially less when first accepted. Over time, vaccines have been created for diseases such as polio, small pox, chicken pox, the common flu; as well as being improved and continually updated. Prior to the development of vaccines, diseases were a great concern to the people due to their wide and rapid spreading. Vaccines became very popular and were believed to be essential in order to maintain a healthy society....   [tags: public hygiene, sanitation, vaccines]
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Cholera Outbreak in Nampula - ... According to the World Health Organization (WHO) about 3–5 million cholera cases occur every year and 100 000–120 000 of the infected people die. The disease is endemic to many countries and occurs especially in places where hygienic conditions are poor. Cause: The causative agent is Vibrio cholerae, a bacterium that belongs to the family Vibrionaceae. It is a Gram-negative, facultative anaerobic and non-spore-forming curved rod. Based on differences in the sugar composition of the heat-stable surface somatic “O” antigen, different serogroups can be distinguished....   [tags: biology, hygiene, health] 527 words
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Prevention of Periodontitis - The prevention of periodontitis is straightforward for patients. The first step in prevention is to assure that the patient is brushing twice a day utilising the proper brushing technique. Patients who fear the contraction of periodontitis are not encouraged to brush too much however, as excessive brushing with poor technique can lead to other oral problems such as the reduction of the gums (gingival recession). Brushing at least twice a day help inhibit the growth of unwanted bacteria and prevents plaque, and thus tartar from forming....   [tags: dentistry, hygiene, brush teeth]
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Late Middle Ages: The Bubonic Plague - ... Numerous social orders affected by an episode of infection use their vitality on survival instead of arithmetic, science, and writing. Europe was hit with the bubonic plague, a dangerous sickness which slaughtered roughly twenty-five million individuals. With this substantial reduction in populace, subjects fell into neediness as unemployment rates took off and swelling developed. With the infection quickly spreading, natives were no more concerned with adapting, but instead their individual survival....   [tags: poor health hygiene, plague, diseases] 690 words
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Natural Cold and Flu Prevention - ... If you don’t have immediate access to water, you can use an alcohol-based sanitizer. When coughing and sneezing, always use a tissue to cover your mouth and nose. Avoid using your hands since this can only spread germs onto the objects you’ll touch. Exercise Exercising regularly speeds up the heart to pump larger quantities of blood leading to increased activity of a type of white blood cells that attack viruses. Overall, exercise can help in keeping your body healthy in lowering your risk against diseases including cold and flu....   [tags: hygiene, exercise, vitamins, smoking, water] 632 words
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Controlling Bad Breathe - ... Eating foods high in proteins, such as meat, eggs, and fish, can leave behind enough amino acids to feed a houseful of halitosis hatching anaerobes.” (Source 2). Proteins in foods are problem makers as well, especially if those foods are a main contributor in ones diet. A person should always have variety in their diet and not just eat the same foods that make their stomach and brain happy. They should all so make sure that their mouth will be satisfied in the outcome as well. Some people would disagree that bad breath is a very important issue....   [tags: interacting, problem, poor, dental, hygiene] 652 words
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Elder Abuse: Six Types of Elder Abuse - Elder Abuse Introduction Mr. White, an 81-year-old widower who suffers from a stroke, lives with the only family left for him, his stepsister and her daughter. The two have been taking care of him by driving Mr. White to his appointments and to the bank for money to help pay the bills. Due to his deteriorating health and gratitude to his stepsister, he trusted his stepsister with great soul to manage all of his finances. Mr. White is so blinded by their hypocrisy that he did not know that the two were gamblers....   [tags: sexual abuse, poor hygiene, untreated injuries]
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Handwashing Technique - Assessment Keeping our hands clean is a significant precaution everyone should take to avoid spreading germs and to prevent illness. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention article, Handwashing: Clean Hands Save Lives, (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , 2013) it states, “Handwashing is like a "do-it-yourself" vaccine.” Nurses are in a perfect position to teach handwashing to anyone; including patients, family, and friends. Improper hand hygiene is responsible for the spread of germs and sickness as well....   [tags: CDCP, hygiene, clealisness]
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The Effects of HIV - ... The use of a condom highly reduces the risk of contracting HIV. A high percentage of people in the United States retrieved the disease during sexual intercourse with an HIV infected partner however, experts believe most people could have avoided the disease by using condoms. Latex condoms, when used consistently and correctly are highly effective in preventing the sexual transmission of HIV. Boom!Health gives people an opportunity in the Bronx to receive free condoms and protect themselves from the disease....   [tags: HIV prevention programs, health and mental hygiene]
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Colgate-Palmolive - WS1 CP Paper Colgate-Palmolive has been a leader in household and personal care products. In 1991 the company planned new product launches while planning to venture into new markets (Quelch & Laidler, 2011). The company’s plan worked and now the company offers products from oral hygiene products to dish soap to dog food. This paper will discuss the company’s mission. This paper will also discuss a SWOT analysis which according to Kotler and Keller (2009) is “the overall evaluation of a business’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.” Mission A mission statement should be clear and thoughtful....   [tags: Oral Hygiene Industry] 866 words
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Colgate-Palmolive - Companies use promotional strategies to gain customers and sales. Colgate-Palmolive use different strategies to help increase their sales. While many companies have decreased advertising spending Colgate-Palmolive is one company that has increased advertising spending (Neff & York, 2008). This paper will discuss the current promotional strategies of Colgate-Palmolive. This paper will also discuss the integrated marketing communications (IMC) and make recommendations for the strategies used. Current Promotional Strategies According to Kotler and Keller (2009) “sales promotion is a key ingredient in marketing campaigns, consists of a collection of incentive tools, mostly short term, designed t...   [tags: Business, Oral Hygiene] 794 words
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Colgate-Palmolive - Colgate-Palmolive has remained a leader in the oral hygiene industry. The company operates all over the world and has been successful in all markets. One reason the company has remained successful is because the company understands its customers and customer buying behaviors. This paper will discuss different segmentation variables for Colgate-Palmolive. This paper will also discuss the behavioral influences. Finally, this paper will make some recommendations for the Colgate-Palmolive company. Segmentation Variables According to Keller and Kotler (2009) there are four segmentation variables....   [tags: Oral Hygiene Industry] 750 words
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Meticillin-Resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) - ... Colonization, has been revealed to increase the risk of subsequent nosocomial infection. For patients with a recurrent MRSA infection, if all prevention methods failed to eradicate the infection, it is understandable that the next step is decolonization. The methods vary and usually includes nasal topical Bactroban oilment twice a day for 5 days, and chlorhexidine bath. Studies had revealed that the anterior nares are the most common place of being infected. Topical Bactroban had been proven to be the most chosen method of MRSA elimination, due to the low cost, proven efficacy and short-term treatment....   [tags: Bacteria, Infection, Hygiene] 1531 words
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Elementary School-Aged Child - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 43.6 percent of children ages five to eleven missed more than 2 days of school in two-thousand and ten because they were ill (Bloom, 2010). Routine proper hand-washing could cut this number down exponentially as evidenced by a study conducted in Detroit: 305 children from Detroit schools were subjected to a test of the efficacy of hand-washing and it was found that 24 percent fewer absences due to respiratory illnesses and 51 percent fewer absences due to gastrointestinal illnesses were reported when proper hand-washing was performed routinely (NSF, 2007)....   [tags: Health, Hygiene, early Education]
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Frederick Herzberg's Motivator-Hygience Theory - Frederick Herzberg is renowned for the development of his Motivator-Hygiene theory. His theory stands on the ground that employees need to get satisfied with their job and avoid job dissatisfaction. For this purpose Herzberg recommends focusing on hygiene factors to avoid job dissatisfaction and focus on motivation factors to stimulate job satisfaction. In such a way, employees achieve job satisfaction and positive performance. 2010 Introduction Traditionally, the effectiveness of employees’ performance was one of the primary concerns of managers and theorists who researched issues related to management and who developed management theories....   [tags: Business Theory]
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Negative Effects of Smoking - ... Although smoking does cause serious health problems, there are also other consequences smokers have to deal with. For instance, due to the fact that smoking involves inhaling smoke through the oral cavity, smokers often have halitosis, or bad breath, and increased yellowing of teeth. “A smoker is...three times more likely to lose teeth than a non-smoker” (WiseGEEK). Smokers may also even have an unhealthy look, with more paleness and wrinkles, because “smoking reduces the blood supply to the skin and lowers levels of vitamin A” (Netdoctor.co.uk)....   [tags: Contents, Death, Cancer, Oral Hygiene]
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Chronic Diseases Related to Oral Hygene in Teens and Young Adults - Summary of Instructional Problem The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (2013) presents some grim statistics regarding preventative chronic diseases related to oral hygiene in teens and young adults. Fifty-nine percent of 12 to 19 year olds have tooth decay. Four times more adolescents suffer from tooth decay than asthma. Even more so troublesome are the facts that “less than 1 of 3 children enrolled in Medicaid received at least one preventive dental service in a recent year” and “many states provide only emergency dental services to Medicaid-eligible adults.” Achieving proper hygiene skills such as hand washing, bathing, washing laundry, along with maintaining proper oral health are...   [tags: lack of hygene and grooming skills, health issues]
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History of Perfume and Fragrances - History of Perfume and Fragrances The history of perfume is a reflection of humanity: a means of exchange, a protection against disease, a potion with divine virtues, a gallant message, which reflects society, perceptibly communicating its sense of commerce and medicine, of the sacred and the sensual. The word "perfume" comes from the Latin per fume "through smoke". This refers to the original use of fragrances - the burning of incense and herbs as a religious offering. Perfume is made up of denatured ethyl alcohol and essential oils....   [tags: Hygiene Smell Essays]
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The Importance of Good Oral Hygene - Introduction Oral hygiene practice is a boon to oral health and in order to preserve good oral health, good oral hygiene practice is a must. Poor oral hygiene leads to number of oral as well as other diseases. Among oral diseases dental caries and periodontal diseases are most common diseases which are highly preventable merely by good oral hygiene practice. X Dental caries is a destructive progressive disease of the tooth in which dissolution of tooth tissue occurs by the acids produced by the bacteria using dietary carbohydrates living in the plaque.1 Plaque was proved to be a major causative factor for dental caries when a study showed that caries does not develop when plaque is not pr...   [tags: periodontal diseases, dental caries] 3240 words
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Taking a Look at Hygene Hypothesis - ... The ones in the innate immune system are the phagocytic cells such as macrophages and PMN cells (basophils, eosinophils, neutrophils). The cells in the adaptive immune system are the B lymphocytes and T lymphocytes. In the event of an infection, the macrophages will express co-stimulators that binds to naïve T cells which activates the T cells. The macrophage also secretes IL-12, which turns the naïve T cell into Th1 cell, which is the primary subtype of T lymphocytes in immune responses. However, in the absence of IL-12 secretion, the naïve T cell will secrete IL-4, which causes its differentiation into Th2 cells....   [tags: special study module] 835 words
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State of Hygene and Safety of the SPSU Pool Facilities - Introduction Have you ever looked at the 104 days of summer vacation we have, and thought to yourself “What is the best way to spend it?” Usually, the first thing that comes to your mind after the heat of the first summer day is visiting a pool. One thing that often goes unchecked, by the average pool goer, is the state of hygiene and the safety of the pools they visit. In knowing that during one day of operation, over 100 people bathe in that pool, intuition suggests that a substantial amount of external contaminants are introduced into the pool’s system such as, bodily fluids, fecal matter, pathogens, and other contaminants....   [tags: contaminants introduced during summer]
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Taking a Look at the Diarrhea Disease - ... This may explain that the major causes of diarrhea is poor personal hygiene(Fisher.R, Boyce.T, and Moffet.L,2005). We turn to risk factors for diarrhea mean's people who are easy to acquire the disease. Firstly, age, where children less than 5 years of age at risk of diarrhea more of all ages (Nguyen TV, Van PL and Chinh LH,2005)Secondly, malnutrition, where the relationship between diarrhea and malnutrition is so large that it leads to lack of absorption of food in the digestive tract and thus permanently persistent diarrhea (university of OSLO,2006).In addition it leads to weak immune systems, which is one of the risk factors for diarrhea thus the People who suffer from AIDS and oth...   [tags: infectious diseases, poor hygene] 1260 words
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Is there a Significan Relationship between Access to Piped Water and Knowledge of Personal Hygene among Salvadoran Children - The purpose of this study was to determine if a statistically significant relationship existed among Salvadoran children’s access to piped water and knowledge of personal hygiene. This study utilized data collected from a mission trip to El Salvador in January 2014; therefore the study is cross sectional. Data was collected via VCOM surveys, some of which were adapted from Save the Children. Study population The population of interest was children aged 8-13 who attended school and were residents of the towns Santiago Texacuangos or Sonsonate, El Salvador....   [tags: statistical studies]
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Rebekah Nathan’s Study on the Behavior of Modern College Students - ... It is because of these two ideas that student’s hygiene and appearance could lack at times in during college. Nathan continues by talking about the idea of culture within students. Wide assortments of ideas are talked about that fall into this category, making up the majority of the book. Beginning in chapter three Nathan talks about the idea of community and how AnyU tried to develop the idea of community with their students. AnyU attempts to get students involved in certain things on campus but most of the time there was a very poor showing of participation.(Nathan 2005, 47) By the way Nathan explained her experiences, it made it seem as if college students wanted to do things to make...   [tags: hygine, culture, individualism] 927 words
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Effects of Abuse and Neglect on Children - “Childhood should be carefree, playing in the sun; not living in a nightmare in the darkness of the soul.” This is a quote from Dave Pelzer, the author famous for his autobiography “A Child Called ‘It’.” For those who do not know what the book is about, it is about his life, and how he grew up, being abused by his mother everyday. As a result of child abuse, children have to deal with psychological consequences, social difficulties, and economic difficulties later in life. Initially, psychological consequences can be many things, but the main points are the personal feelings of a child, cognitive delay, and emotional feelings....   [tags: psychology, mental hygene, development]
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Healthy Teeth, Healthy Life - Excellent oral health includes keeping teeth healthy and looking their best (Dr.Roma M MDS – Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics KMC Hospital). This can be achieved by following the correct techniques, following a dentist’s orders, and plenty of other important rules (Edwards). Maintaining healthy teeth by following proper oral care comes with benefits for a lifetime such as a healthier mouth and prevention of oral problems. First impressions are hugely crucial and the best way to create a great first impression is to look clean and fresh....   [tags: oral health, dental hygene]
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Proper Aseptic Technique - ... → Always use separate media bottles to reduce both potential contaminations; limits the spread of contamination and cross contamination with another cell line if the bottle of medium becomes contaminated. → Avoid sharing bottles of media or other solutions with class mates because this can cause cross contamination and also lack of responsibility is started from sharing with others. →do not use same pipette for different cell line; this is to prevent the chance of easy widespread contamination by other cell lines or mycoplasma....   [tags: hygine, bacteria, cultivation] 1013 words
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The Difference between Today's Post-modern World and the Middle Ages - ... The daughters of the rich and powerful were only allowed to attend some of these courses. In the middle Ages religion was focused around the purpose of filling time on this Earth to get into the afterlife. Today, people don’t take religion as seriously. One that is not as important compared to the middle Ages. It is now optional to attend Church and worship a God. It is only part of your own life. You make that decision and don’t have to follow a certain crowd. It is added as another asset to your life as opposed to your main focus....   [tags: hygene, religion, political system] 1012 words
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The Do's and Don't's of Brushing Your Teeth - Squeaky Clean Running to the bathroom in little footy pajamas and crazy hair. Rushing just to go and brush your teeth before bed. For years we’ve all heard that we need to take care of our teeth. As a child the idea of losing all losing your teeth forever can be kind of scary. But really happens when we do not brush our teeth. What are the consequences. Are they really worth not taking those 15 minutes of our day to maintain some good oral hygiene. Tooth brushing has been around for a long time....   [tags: dental health and hygene]
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Taking a Look at Infection Control - ... The transmission of infectious pathogens is very simple, and can occur with minimal contact, as the microorganisms can become airborne, resulting in others being in a vulnerable state, unknowingly breathing in the infectious agents (Dempsey, Hillege & Hill, 2014).
 Using Mrs. Jones’ case as an example, as there are three other patients no the same wards as Mrs. Jones, one having an infection and is on Intravenous (IV) Antibiotics, the spread of infection in this scenario can occur quite simple....   [tags: case study of Mrs. Jones, hygene strategies]
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