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HAND HYGIENE [1 record]

Record 1 2020-08-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Hygiene and Health
CONT

Hand hygiene is considered a primary measure for reducing the risk of transmitting infection among patients and health care personnel. Hand hygiene procedures include the use of alcohol-based hand rubs (containing 60%–95% alcohol) and hand washing with soap and water.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Hygiène et santé
CONT

L'hygiène des mains (HDM) est la pierre angulaire de la prévention et du contrôle des infections (PCI). Elle est une des mesures des plus efficaces pour prévenir la transmission d'infections et la dissémination des microorganismes dans l'environnement.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Higiene y Salud
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