If your hands could talk…
Exam gloves often can be seen as purely utilitarian. But clinicians across the country say the healthcare industry is in need of a dire wake-up call about what’s happening under the glove. In fact, a Medline survey reveals that 79 percent of nurses say the condition of their hands impact quality of life.1
With nearly half of respondents to a recent RNnetwork nurse survey saying their workplaces don’t support a healthy work/life balance, new thinking and approaches to drive clinician well-being are critical to keep quality nurses in healthcare.2
- Data cited refers to Medline’s 10-day product trial. Data available upon request.
- RNnetwork Survey Finds Nearly Half of Nurses Considering Leaving the Profession. RNnetwork. http://www.marketwired.com/press-release/rnnetwork-survey-finds-nearly-half-of-nurses-considering-leaving-the-profession-2199520.htm. Accessed September 29, 2017.
- Hand washing focus in hospitals has led to rise in worker dermatitis. The University of Manchester. http://www.manchester.ac.uk/discover/news/hand-washing-focus-in-hospitals-has-led-to-rise-in-worker-dermatitis/ Accessed September 29, 2017.