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The Andalusian Patient Safety Observatory (Spain) has developed a serious game to promote hand hygiene among health care professionals and citizens. We have used this new methodology, based on simulation and interaction, to create a non-risk environment, where users have to decide when and how must perform hand hygiene, with no adverse effect from their(More)
BACKGROUND The hand hygiene (HH) is one of the preventive practices more .widely and effectively implemented in the control of healthcare associated infections. However, there are several barriers to compliance. OBJECTIVES To assess which strategy, state-of-the-art strategies (availability of alcohol-based preparations, posters, instructions and training)(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the strategy employed by Andalusian public health service hospitals to foster safe medication use. The self-evaluation questionnaire on drug system safety in hospitals, adapted by the Spanish Institute for Safe Medication Practices was used as a fundamental tool to that end. MATERIAL AND METHOD The strategy is developed in several(More)
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