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|Title:||The importance of nurses hand hygiene||Authors:||Malliarou, Maria
Constantinidis, Theodoros C.
Health care-associated infection
|Issue Date:||2013||Source:||International Journal of caring Sciences, 2013, Volume 6, Issue 3, Pages 327-331||Abstract:||Introduction: Nurses are aware of the rationale for hand hygiene procedures. Nurses represent a large working group that performs the greatest amount of direct patient care in Health Services. Hand hygiene is one of the most effective measures to prevent hospital acquired infections. Aim: to point out the importance of nurses’ hand hygiene Method: a review of articles with key words “hand, hygiene, hand, contamination, nurse, and guideline”. Results: Infectious diseases are a particular risk to the very young, the elderly, those with a preexisting disease, and people with a compromised immune system. Nurses washing their hands not only prevent them from getting sick, but it also reduces the risk of infecting others.||URI:||http://ktisis.cut.ac.cy/jspui/handle/10488/4591||ISSN:||1792-037X|
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