Monthly Archives: February 2020

Hand Hygiene: Emojis and Infection Prevention and Control


While whispers of using emojis in scientific and health-related fields are being heard, it is important to explore the appropriateness of employing these symbols in the medical literature. A recent study published in Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control reviews the possible effects of using emojis in infection prevention and control through the example of hand hygiene behavior as a globally recognized essential part of health systems. .