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Do interventions to promote hand washing prevent diarrhoea? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review

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Effective Health Care Research Consortium (2009) Do interventions to promote hand washing prevent diarrhoea? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review. Liverpool, Effective Health Care Research Consortium, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

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Abstract

Promotion of hand washing among children and their care givers can reduce the number of episodes of diarrhoea in children by about 30%.

Item Type: Other
Corporate Authors: Effective Health Care Research Consortium
Additional Information: Produced by the Effective Health Care Research Consortium (www.liv.ac.uk/evidence), Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, supported by the Department for International Development UK. Adapted from Ejemot RI, Ehiri JE, Meremikwu MM, Critchley JA. Hand washing for preventing diarrhoea. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD004265. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004265.pub2 Evidence Update published in September 2009.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cochrane Review CD004265, Hand washing, Diarrhoea, Evidence Update
Subjects: WA Public Health > Preventive Medicine > WA 110 Prevention and control of communicable diseases. Transmission of infectious diseases
WA Public Health > WA 4 Works on general hygiene
WI Digestive System > WI 140 Diseases (General)
WI Digestive System > WI 407 Diarrhea
WS Pediatrics > Diseases of Children and Adolescents > By System > WS 312 Diarrheal disorders
Faculty: Department: Groups (2002 - 2012) > International Health Group
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Depositing User: q Moody
Date Deposited: 27 Aug 2010 10:52
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 13:01
URI: http://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/1312

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