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Disinfectant Wipes Cause Cancer?

February 16, 2011 by Trisha Kendall   Comments (0)

     I walked into a patient's room and found him using the disinfectant wipes as pericare cloths.  After all, they do come in a container that can resemble baby wipes, and with all of the small type and confusing text, who would read it?  Not to mention that for a patient with treatment related diarrhea, the cold, wet cloth felt good.
     But, in my worry about what the patient was exposed to and what I needed to do to intervene, I discovered... Read full post