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60% of Uniforms Tested Positive


By Ken Buben, President – FancyScrubs.com  The other day MSNBC reported how hospital garb harbors nasty bacteria and spreads infections. We had been blogging on this previously but this is a new study. More than 60 percent of health workers’ uniforms … Continue reading

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Do You Get Betadine On Your Medical Uniforms?


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Betadine is a brownish antiseptic washing solution that is famous for staining clothing. Many surgical nurses and OB/GYN’s use this solution often. Betadine Microbicides helps to reduce bacteria that potentially can cause skin infections. That … 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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Nasal Spray Cause of Hospital Bacteria Outbreak


By Ken Buben, FancyScrubs.com Nasal Spray Cause of Latest Hospital Bacteria Outbreak A rare bacterial outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc) identified contaminated nasal spray as the root cause of the infections, leading to a national recall of the product. … Continue reading

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Medical Scrubs


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Medical Scrubs I found it amazing during a very small show recently at a hospital that they care more about they price of scrubs than the safety of their employees and patients. We met numerous … 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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World Health Organization Calls for Action on Superbugs


By Ken Buben, President – FancyScrubs.com The superbug may be spreading globally and the WHO agency warned about it yesterday.  This one is called New Delhi metallobeta-lactamase, or NDM-1 for short, the enzyme destroys carbapenems, an important group of antibiotics … Continue reading

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