Author(s): Pittet D, Allegranzi B, Boyce J World Health O
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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.
This article was published in Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol
and referenced in Clinical Microbiology: Open Access