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Weekly poll: Laundering scrubs

The issue of where to wash scrubs has been debated among health experts for some time. Some believe the facility should be responsible in order to avoid the transmission of infections and bloodborne pathogens. Others don’t think there is a risk involved. AORN recommends laundering scrubs at a designated laundry facility [1] rather than having employees wash scrubs at home.

Most facilities have their own policy on the issue. What does your facility do?

Quizzes [2] by Quibblo.com [3]