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Evidence base for hand hygiene

The cleanyourhands campaign has been designed taking into consideration seminal research in the area of hand hygiene. Please search for evidence via the NHS Evidence search box below. Alternatively, you can search the cleanyourhands repository which is below the NHS Evidence search box.


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cleanyourhands repository

Rupp ME, Fitzgerald T, Puumala S, Anderson JR, Craig R, Iwen PC et al.
Prospective, controlled, cross-over trial of alcohol-based hand gel in critical care units
Journal and volume
Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, 2008; 29(1):8-16
  • Hand hygiene products and technologies
  • Hand hygiene practice