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Infection Prevention and Control

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5 Moments For Hand Hygiene



Hand hygiene – when and how should it be done?

Hand hygiene – when and how should it be done? Subscription Required

10-Oct-2013

Changing hand hygiene practice among healthcare staff requires a multifaceted approach focusing on how and when hands should be cleaned

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19-Sep-2014

Use of gloves is widespread in clinical practice, but research suggests they are often used inappropriately, and that this increases infection risks to patients

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Health worker receiving the influenza vaccination

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28-Nov-2014

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