Hand Sanitization and Washing Could Be Harming Health Care Workers

In a Pharmacy Times® interview, Jessica Hui, a researcher and pediatric allergist at National Jewish Health, discussed how increased hand hygiene may be harming the hands of healthcare workers.

In a Pharmacy Times® interview, Jessica Hui, a researcher and pediatric allergist at National Jewish Health, discussed how increased hand hygiene may be harming the hands of healthcare workers, based on a study she conducted.

She talked about the signs and symptoms of over-washing, what health care workers can do to treat their hands, and how hand washing affects individuals with eczema.