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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Design to Increase Hand Washing

Text Description is below the image.

Conveniently located basin in single room.

Handwash basins and hand rub dispensers should be close to staff movement paths, visually prominent, near care point.

Image of a hand washing station with the following features noted:

  • Easy to clean basin counter (continuous impervious surface)
  • Automatic faucet (no touch)
  • Soap dispenser
  • Alchohol-based gel dispenser
  • Near patient bed

M.D. Anderson
Ambulatory Cancer Center Houston

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