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Archive >  August, 2006 VII, No. 8

Infection Prevention

Get Serious About Hand Hygiene

Dan Mayworm, Contributing Editor

It's been four years since the CDC released its standard-setting "Guideline for Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings." And yet major studies still report lagging compliance rates of just 50 percent - if that. What are healthcare workers' excuses?

 
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