L&R Prevent and Protect – review Issue 1

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Do you know how often contact occurs during the care and treatment of patients? Researchers have found out that, on average, this takes place every four seconds! That would be two contacts in the time it takes you to read this text. Every two minutes, a risk of infection arises from such contacts. On the following pages, in the cover story of our review, you can read how scientists arrived at this conclusion and how you can prevent infections with proper hand hygiene.

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