'Dishing the dirt' on hand hygiene

April 2012
Nursing Review (1173-8014);APRIL, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p10
The article focuses on the Hand Hygiene New Zealand (HHNZ) campaign, which seeks to educate health care employees on the importance of hand hygiene. Christine Sieczkowski, Auckland District Health Board's (DHB) infection control nurse, says that hand hygiene has been the cental business for infection control nurses. It mentions the five moments for hand hygiene including before patient contact, after a body fluid exposure, and after patient contact. INSETS: The Five Moments for Hand Hygiene;How well are we doing?;Quality and Safety Marker Launch;SO WHY CLEAN HANDS SO OFTEN?


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