In healthcare, there is constant vigilance over infection control programs. And, many caregivers don’t consider infection transmission from personal cell phones. Take caution with personal devices that you carry between work and home.
One of the mandates in the Skilled Nursing Unit at Lakewood Hospital states that patients should not have indwelling urinary catheters (IUCs) unless there is a supporting diagnosis. This rule was extended throughout the hospital into all inpatient medical units just a couple years ago.