Category list : Infection control
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Health professionals use disposable gloves and aprons to protect themselves from infection risk. This article, part 3 in a six-part series, explains how to use these equipments
Good hand hygiene is crucial to help prevent healthcare-associated infections. This article, the second in a six-part series, discusses the principles of hand hygiene and the procedure for cleaning the hands with an alcohol-based hand rub
This article discusses the principles of decontamination and how to standardise the cleaning of shared equipment, such as commodes and beds, which may easily become contaminated with infectious organisms