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Doctors' hands are less hygienic than nurses'

The level of hand hygiene of doctors is lower than that of nurses, according to a new study by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

The study analysed the effectiveness of the WHO’s Hand Hygiene Program, focusing on hospitals in five different countries. It found that only 60% of doctors complied with the program.

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  1. Peter Foster

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    Nurses have known this for ever. Doctors poking at one wound after another .. Unbelievable

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