Should hand air-dryers be used in a healthcare setting?

Cathryn Murphy

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Research has shown that in a healthcare environment, drying hands with paper towels may provide a superior infection control result than warm air- or jet air-dryers. Cathryn Murphy* examines the research and the extent to which the different methods contribute to air and surface contamination.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)48
Number of pages1
JournalThe Australian Hospital Healthcare Bulletin
Issue numberWinter
Publication statusPublished - 2018


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