Hand hygiene: how can you be sure your workplace is getting it right?
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Hand hygiene: how can you be sure your workplace is getting it right?

Dinah Gould Nurse and infection prevention expert

Monitoring nurses’ compliance is critical for prevention of healthcare-associated infections, but it’s far from straightforward

Healthcare-associated infections are the most common untoward incidents in healthcare. Such infections – known as HCAIs – include respiratory, urinary, surgical site, gastrointestinal and bloodstream infections, as well as clinical sepsis and many others.

Nursing Management. 28, 3, 15-17. doi: 10.7748/nm.28.3.15.s11

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