Hand Hygiene Saves Lives (CDC)

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5:11 minutes
Description: 
Each year in the United States, patients get more than a million infections in the hospital while being treated for something else. The best way to help prevent infection is to practice proper hand hygiene. Hand Hygiene Saves Lives shows how patients can play an active role in reminding healthcare providers to practice hand hygiene in hospitals and other healthcare facilities.
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Preventing Infection, Patient Safety, Infection control, hand washing, hand hygiene, handwashing, Hand Hygiene Saves Lives
Publication or Revision Year: 
2014
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Yes
Writing Team Contact: 
Melissa Thakure