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Hand hygiene: Is your workplace getting it right?

Dinah Gould Nurse and infection prevention expert

Monitoring nurses’ practice is critical for prevention of healthcare-association 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 Standard. 36, 5, 56-57. doi: 10.7748/ns.36.5.56.s24

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