5 Moments for Hand Hygiene

Improving Hand Hygiene among healthcare workers is currently the single most effective intervention to reduce the risk of hospital-acquired infections in Australian hospitals. 

Five Moments for Hand Hygiene (34)  have been identified as the critical times when Hand Hygiene should be performed.

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5 Moments 
'Based on the 'My 5 moments for Hand Hygiene', URL: http://www.who.int/gpsc/5may/background/5moments/en/index.html © World Health Organization 2009. All rights reserved.'


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