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Title: The importance of nurses hand hygiene
Authors: Malliarou, Maria 
Zyga, Sofia 
Constantinidis, Theodoros C. 
Sarafis, Pavlos 
Keywords: Hand hygiene
Hand contamination
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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