Each yr the SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign aims to progress the finish of maintaining a global profile on the importance of mitt hygiene inwards wellness attention as well as to ‘bring people together’ inwards back upwards of mitt hygiene improvement globally.
5 May 2016 focused on;
Hand hygiene every bit business office of an infection prevention as well as command programme inwards all settings that back upwards surgery, prevents patient infection as well as reduces an avoidable burden on wellness systems.
Improving mitt hygiene practices inwards all surgical services through the continuum of care, from surgical wards to operating theatres, to outpatient surgical services, is the primary focus of this year’s five May campaign.
My five Moments for Hand Hygiene
The My five Moments for Hand Hygiene approach defines the primal moments when health-care workers should perform mitt hygiene.
This evidence-based, field-tested, user-centred approach is designed to endure slowly to learn, logical as well as applicable inwards a broad arrive at of settings.
This approach recommends health-care workers to construct clean their hands
- before touching a patient,
- before clean/aseptic procedures,
- after torso fluid exposure/risk,
- after touching a patient, and
- after touching patient surroundings.