Hand hygiene strategies

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Yazaji, Eskandar Alex (2011)
  • Publisher: Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives
  • Journal: Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives, volume 1, issue 2 (issn: 2000-9666, eissn: 2000-9666)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3402/jchimp.v1i2.7200, pmc: PMC3714033
  • Subject: feedback | education | hand hygeine, patient safety, strategies | system change | Perspectives | Internal medicine | hand hygiene | RC31-1245 | multidisciplinary program | healthcare associated infections | accountability

Hand hygiene is one of the major players in preventing healthcare associated infections. However, healthcare workers compliance with hand hygiene continues to be a challenge. This article will address strategies to help improving hand hygiene compliance. Keywords: hand hygiene; healthcare associated infections; multidisciplinary program; system change; accountability; education; feedback(Published: 18 July 2011)Citation: Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives 2011, 1: 7200 - DOI: 10.3402/jchimp.v1i2.7200
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    2. World Health Organization. Hand hygiene program. Available from: http://whqlibdoc.who.int/hq/2009/WHO_IER_PSP_2009. 02_eng.pdf_3. For additional information see: Centers for

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