Hand Hygiene and Facemasks for Influenza Rejected at Home

Ferris, Mary Elina
October 2009
Internal Medicine Alert;10/29/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 20, p153
Hand hygiene and facemasks used within 36 hours of patient symptom onset resulted in a small reduction of household transmission of influenza, but adherence to recommended practices was poor despite home-based education.


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