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Huge increase in hand hygiene compliance ... to 32%

This investment might be worth it if (1) the systems accurately measure hand hygiene compliance and (2) are cost effective. ... However, there is no evidence that these systems effectively or cost-effectively sustain hand hygiene compliance improvements.
August 2019

Hand hygiene: facilitators and barriers

Hand hygiene: facilitators and barriers. Although there are many papers on hand hygiene, this new one in American Journal of Infection Control caught my eye. ... In this study 3,260 hand hygiene opportunities among 64 ICU nurses in 4 hospitals were
August 2019

Patient, wash thy own hands!

In infection control this trend has manifest through efforts to have patients monitor and encourage hand hygiene compliance among health care workers. ... In a related trend, there is also increased interest in patients washing their own hands in a
August 2019

PERSPECTIVES 4 ACP Internist Gluten-free diets have gotten a ...

Horizontal clues1) Fancy word for hand hygiene gels2) An intern in July, for instance3) Opposite of“ euboxic”4) Aspirin works by making cells thus via.
August 2014

Orange is the new nudge

There's a very interesting paper in Health Psychology that attempts to identify hand hygiene nudges (free full text here). ... So, a photo of male eyes above the alcohol gel dispenser doubled hand hygiene compliance and citrus smell tripled it.
August 2019

Crossed words: Ticked off

1) Fancy word for hand hygiene gels. 2) An intern in July, for instance.
September 2014

Is hand hygiene prior to nonsterile gloving really necessary?

The University of Maryland group performed a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the impact of hand hygiene prior to donning nonsterile gloves. ... Bottom line: this study suggests that hand hygiene prior to gloving is a nonvalue-added activity. .
August 2019

Lovin' contact precautions (this time in nursing homes)

The logic: If gowns and gloves are contaminated, the underlying hands would be contaminated if gloves/gowns weren't worn and since no one has ever gotten hand hygiene compliance near ... Unless we can get hand hygiene compliance up to 100%, we better
August 2019

Why are we so terrible at hand hygiene?

Why are we so terrible at hand hygiene? Atul Gawande has a piece in the New Yorker titled“ Slow Ideas” that asks why some innovations (and yes, the act of cleaning ... These simple observations are highly relevant to hand hygiene, an innovation that
August 2019

Same data, different conclusion

It has been shown in other studies that hand hygiene is lower prior to contact precautions. ... Hand hygiene before and after patient contact is an essential component of standard precautions.
August 2019

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