Letters Hand hygiene in hospitals

Don’t forget hand care when promoting hand hygiene in hospitals

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h4436 (Published 18 August 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h4436
  1. Kathryn M Campion, consultant occupational health physician1
  1. 1Occupational Health and Wellbeing, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, High Wycombe HP12 3RE, UK
  1. kathryn.campion{at}buckshealthcare.nhs.uk

Luangasanatip and colleagues’ interesting review provides a timely opportunity to promote good hand care in healthcare workers as a way to minimise the development of occupational skin disease.1 Skin changes are often seen in healthcare workers, with wet work, soaps, and …

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