Besides hand hygiene, wouldn't it be great if we could get primary care doctors to stop prescribing antibiotics? ... Take for example this recent systematic review on hand hygiene trials by Kingston et al.
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.
1) Fancy word for hand hygiene gels. 2) An intern in July, for instance.
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.
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
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
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.
Facemasks and Hand Hygiene to Prevent Influenza Transmission in Households: A Cluster Randomized Trial.
Is it that hand hygiene compliance of 34% to 57% is enough to halt all transmission? ... Do you feel similarly about hand hygiene - does hand hygiene not reduce transmission?
For nearly 2 decades, we've lived in a delusional state where many in the field of infection prevention somehow believed that methicillin-re...