Category Archives: Nursing

Flu Vaccinations for Healthcare Workers


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com A recent CDC study shows that 68% of healthcare workers do not get their flu vaccinations. Flu shots for doctors was 84%, compared to 70% for nurses. According to the CDC, 166 million doses are … Continue reading

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Do You Wear Your Medical Uniforms More Than 1 Shift?


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Medical Uniforms can act as reservoir of infections with areas around cuffs and pockets the most contaminated.  Investigators from the Public University of Navarra, the University of Vavarra Clinic, and the University of Vavarra Clinic … Continue reading

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Nursing Scrubs


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Nursing Scrubs: The Truth According to Wikipedia Scrubs are the shirts and trousers or gowns worn by nurses, surgeons, and other operating room personnel when “scrubbing in” for surgery. In the United Kingdom, they are … Continue reading

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Are you ready for the Zombie Apocalypse?


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com This week, the CDC came out with their Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse.  What are zombies? Zombies are depicted as being created by an infectious virus which is spread by bites and bodily fluids. Zombies feed on … Continue reading

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Alert for Vaccine-Preventable Diseases


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Infectious disease experts are now urging doctors to be on alert for vaccine-preventable diseases as these diseases are resurging in the United States according to the American Medical News today. Doctors have not had to … Continue reading

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Norovirus Outbreak


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com In an interview that I personally had with the food service director of a prominent nursing home in New England I was intrigued that the home was closed to visitors from February 2 to February … Continue reading

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Bedbugs Now Carrying MRSA


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com The bedbugs are back in the news this week as new research emerges on the bedbugs carrying an antibiotic resistant bacteria according to the latest issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases , Christopher F. Lowe, of … Continue reading

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