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Doctors' Compliance With Hand Hygiene Guidelines in the Surgical Ward

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2015

N. A. Chatzizacharias*
Affiliation:
Academic Surgical Unit, Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham, United Kingdom
K. Chappie
Affiliation:
Academic Surgical Unit, Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham, United Kingdom
*
60 Marshall Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire, 0X16 4QR, United Kingdom(nickchatzizachariasmd@yahoo.com)
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Copyright © The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America 2009

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