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Maintaining hand hygiene to prevent the transmission of infection

Maintaining hand hygiene to prevent the transmission of infection Health professionals can often underestimate the importance of hand hygiene compliance in practice due to the amount of published evidence available. Although a lot of effort has been put into improving hand hygiene, unmistakably more work is required as the literature is still suggesting that health professionals are not complying with hand hygiene guidelines. This lack of compliance is in spite of hand hygiene being the single most effective means of reducing hospital-acquired infections. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Aesthetic Nursing Mark Allen Group

Maintaining hand hygiene to prevent the transmission of infection

Journal of Aesthetic Nursing , Volume 5 (6): 4 – Jul 2, 2016

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Publisher
Mark Allen Group
Copyright
Copyright © 2016 MA Healthcare Limited
ISSN
2050-3717
eISSN
2052-2878
DOI
10.12968/joan.2016.5.6.276
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Abstract

Health professionals can often underestimate the importance of hand hygiene compliance in practice due to the amount of published evidence available. Although a lot of effort has been put into improving hand hygiene, unmistakably more work is required as the literature is still suggesting that health professionals are not complying with hand hygiene guidelines. This lack of compliance is in spite of hand hygiene being the single most effective means of reducing hospital-acquired infections.

Journal

Journal of Aesthetic NursingMark Allen Group

Published: Jul 2, 2016

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