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Hand decontamination

Dinah Gould Professor of Nursing, Faculty of Health, South Bank University, London

Hand decontamination is an important intervention in controlling hospital-acquired infections. Dinah Gould examines the issues relating to this, including different decontaminants, the evidence base, the need for improvements in practice, and effective practice.

Nursing Standard. 15, 6, 45-50. doi: 10.7748/ns2000.

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