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How to get your staff to wash their hands

Hospital Safety Insider, June 9, 2016

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It turns out that World Health Organization (WHO) might know more about effective hand washing techniques than the CDC.

A report, published April 6 in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, found that a six-step hand washing technique developed by the WHO is more effective at killing bacteria than the CDC's three-step method.

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