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Summary of the WHO approach to hand hygiene

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Abstract: 
This summary of the WHO approach to hand hygiene improvement includes poster versions of the 5 part multimodal hand hygiene improvement strategy; 5 steps to implementation; the five moments for hand hygiene;alcohol-based hand rub at the point of care;and percieved outcomes with compliance The 'WHO Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Healthcare (Advanced Draft): A Summary' are available at http://www.who.int/patientsafety/events/05/HH_en.pdf For a full version of 'WHO Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Healthcare (Advanced Draft)' go to http://www.who.int/patientsafety/information_centre/ghhad_download/en/index.html where you will need to complete a form with your details to be transferred to a download page
Authors: 
World Health Organisation (WHO)
Category: 
Control
Prevention