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Hand hygiene – when and how should it be done?

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


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

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Does glove use increase the risk of infection?

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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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