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IPC and standard precautions: documents in Italian

On this page, healthcare workers and the general population can find a selection of documents providing guidance and information on the application of standard precautions for infection reduction and control.


Putting on and removing personal protective equipment

  • In a video produced by the Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS) and the L. Spallanzani National Institute for Infectious Diseases, in collaboration with the WHO, Benedetta Allegranzi (Infection Prevention and Control, WHO, Geneva) explains how to put on and remove personal protective equipment for contact and droplet precautions.

Hand Hygiene

  • Hand Hygiene”: a video (in English with Italian subtitles) from The New England Journal of Medicine created by the Infection Control Program, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine. The video, which is intended for healthcare workers, provides detailed information on recommended hand-washing techniques and the proper use of gloves for the purpose of reducing hospital-acquired infections.

Publication date: April 9, 2020

Author: Fortunato “Paolo” D’Ancona - Dipartimento Malattie infettive, ISS