I’m a fan of trying to reduce our impact on this planet. Nurses need to think about this in terms of health and the environment being inter-related. I’m going to start posting under a subcategory on topics of health and our environment. Even the choices made in foot care include these considerations. From the products chosen for ointments and creams to the the cleaning solutions chosen for our foot care supplies.
The challenge of chemo-sterilants is the disposal of the used chemicals; one can’t just flush them down the toilet, they have to be disposed of in a safe manner .