P122: Hand hygiene in Swedish health care – past and present work

  • Olov Aspevall
  • Published 2013 in Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control


Introduction Hand hygiene (HH) is widely recognized as one of the most effective preventive measures against health care associated infections (HCAI). Alcoholic hand rub (AHR) has been used as standard HH method in Swedish HC for more than three decades. Infection control (IC) experts in Sweden regards this as one among several explanations for the low… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/2047-2994-2-S1-P122


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