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Help us help you prevent infections  
Abstract:  This brochure, written by the Washington State Hospital Association, encourages patients and visitors to ask their health care workers "Did you wash or sanitize your hands?" It explains infection control policies in the hospital, the importance of stopping germs from spreading, and that visitors and family members may be asked to wear a gown, mask, and gloves.
Author: Washington State Hospital Association
Publisher/Date/Rev:  Washington State Hospital Association, 2009, July 1, 2009
UWMC Availability:  Healthcare Epidemiology and Infection Control
General Topics:  Hospital Stay; Health Promotion & Disease Prevention; Infectious Diseases
Specific Subject(s):  Patient Care Procedures and Instructions; Infection Control; Hand
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Partner; Caregiver; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Easy
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

Health Online Citation #3673

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