Sunday, June 10, 2007

Absolute must read!

From Rickety Contrivances of Doing Good:

In the days of our ancestors, the volunteer chaplain went forth to be trained in the hospital. And lo, the first and most important rule in the hospital -- aside from the Commandment to Obey HIPAA -- was the Sacred Ritual of the Handwashing. The Sacred Ritual was to be performed before and after every patient contact: for lo, the Sacred Ritual of the Handwashing was the Universal Precaution, and the best defense against the dreaded hospital-acquired infection.
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1 comment:

Susan Palwick said...

Thank you very much! I'm glad you enjoyed it!