Hand hygiene training through a serious game: New ways of improving Safe Practices

@article{VazquezVazquez2011HandHT,
  title={Hand hygiene training through a serious game: New ways of improving Safe Practices},
  author={M. Vazquez-Vazquez and V. Santana-Lopez and M. Skodova and J. Ferrero-Alvarez-Rementeria and A. Torres-Olivera},
  journal={2011 IEEE 1st International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health (SeGAH)},
  year={2011},
  pages={1-2}
}
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 actions. Prior to the ludic part, there is a theoretical introduction with contents from the World Health Organization, specially the “5… CONTINUE READING

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