COVID-19 reinforces the importance of hand washing

Alzyood, Mamdooh and Jackson, Debra and Aveyard, Helen and Brooke, Joanne (2020) COVID-19 reinforces the importance of hand washing. Journal of Clinical Nursing. ISSN 0962-1067

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Abstract

At the time writing this editorial, COVID‐19 has spread around the world with virtually no region left untouched. The speed of the spread and the alarming death rates have seen many countries and jurisdictions introduce measures to prevent the spread of COVID‐19, and hand washing features very strongly in all of these. Hand washing has received considerable attention during the COVID‐19 pandemic. It is a simple, primary preventive measure that most people can do independently.

Item Type: Article
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.15313
Date: 27 April 2020
Subjects: B700 Nursing
Divisions: REF UoA Output Collections > REF2021 UoA 03: Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing & Pharmacy
Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences > School of Nursing and Midwifery
Depositing User: Joanne Brooke
Date Deposited: 07 May 2020 12:11
Last Modified: 07 May 2020 12:11
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/9223

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