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Monk's Moments

Now wash your hands


These days you cannot spend more than five minutes in a hospital without being faced with a sign demanding that you wash your hands. On the wards, you will stumble over enthusiastic managers armed with clipboards, ever eager to tell you that you haven’t washed using the approved technique or with sufficient frequency. The object, of course, is the laudable one of preventing hospital-acquired infections, and it is certainly the case that a few years ago many of us weren’t always as diligent as we should have been.

Dermatology in practice 2019; 25(4): 111–111
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