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When It Comes to Hand Hygiene, Quantity Does Equal Quality

Posted by DebMed on Jun 11, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Teaching and Monitoring Compliance against the World Health Organization and CDC Standards Reflect Best Practice

Few, if any, would argue the fact that frequent hand cleaning by healthcare staff is essential in preventing the spread of infection and keeping patients and staff safe. However, when it comes to agreeing on the opportunities for hand hygiene, there can still be differences of opinion. And when that difference of opinion is put into practice, healthcare professionals are potentially putting patients at risk.

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Topics: hand hygiene, WHO's Five Moments for Hand Hygiene, Canadian 4 Moments, IPAC

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