2011
DOI: 10.1186/1753-6561-5-s6-p261
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Abstract: Although there is general consensus that hand hygiene is the most effective measure to prevent healthcare associated infections, compliance is unacceptably low. Easy access to alcohol-based handrub at point of care (within 2m of the bed) is a main component of WHO's multimodal strategy.