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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | December 2005

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Sowing contamination, reaping compensation - hand hygiene

Sowing contamination, reaping compensation - hand hygiene
Hygiene

Pages: 22 - 29

Article topics: Adequate hand hygiene, Healthcare associated infections, Staff compliance

Zahra Pah Lavan reviews some of the reported reasons for the health care workers' failure to comply with hand-hygiene policies highlighting the importance of hand hygiene awareness in everyday practice.
Zahra Pah-Lavan RN, BSc (Hons) is a freelance medical writer.
Article accepted for publication: March 2005