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O094: Avatar approach on hand hygiene

  • BS Ana1 and
  • C Palos1
Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control20132(Suppl 1):O94

Published: 20 June 2013


Infectious DiseaseDaily BasisInfection ControlHand HygieneTeaching Material

This videoclip aims to introduce visitors and patients on the hospital hand hygiene policy and procedures as well as a reminding for professionals on daily basis. The video explains in a simple and attractive way, how to proceed, using a combination of avatar technology and real persons.SPECIAL; SPECIAL;Videoclips are a part of a global awareness and teaching materials on Infection Control and Prevention, available on hospital intranet and on infection control committee sessions.SPECIAL; SPECIAL.

Disclosure of interest

None declared.

Authors’ Affiliations

Infection Control Comittee, Hospital Beatriz Ângelo, Loures, Portugal


© Ana and Palos; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2013

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