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The World Health Organization Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care and their consensus recommendations

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Boyce, John
Published in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2009, vol. 30, no. 7, p. 611-622
Abstract The World Health Organization's Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care have been issued by WHO Patient Safety on 5 May 2009 on the occasion of the launch of the Save Lives: Clean Your Hands initiative. The Guidelines represent the contribution of more than 100 international experts and provide a comprehensive overview of essential aspects of hand hygiene in health care, evidence- and consensus-based recommendations, and lessons learned from testing their Advanced Draft and related implementation tools.
Keywords Cross Infection/prevention & controlHandwashing/methods/ standardsHealth Planning GuidelinesHumansHygiene/ standardsInternational CooperationPersonnel, HospitalWorld HealthWorld Health Organization
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PMID: 19508124
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Research group Staphylocoques dorés résistants à la méthicilline et hygiène hospitalière (330)
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PITTET, Didier, ALLEGRANZI, Benedetta, BOYCE, John. The World Health Organization Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care and their consensus recommendations. In: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 2009, vol. 30, n° 7, p. 611-622. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:9423

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