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Facemasks and Hand Hygiene to Prevent Influenza Transmission in Households: A Cluster Randomized Trial.
October 2009

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
January 2020

It's time to kill MRSA exceptionalism

For nearly 2 decades, we've lived in a delusional state where many in the field of infection prevention somehow believed that methicillin-re...
January 2020

Deaths from alcohol hand rub fires: 0

Health care workers simply don't have the time to leave the room to practice hand hygiene after each contact with the environment or patient. ... Deaths from alcohol hand rub fires? 0. Changing state fire codes to allow alcohol hand rubs at the patient
January 2020

Causal opacity

Causal opacity also negatively impacts hand hygiene compliance. Imagine if you failed to wash your hands, examined a patient, and the infection in the patient manifested within seconds after touching the
January 2020

The power of habit

These activities are habits. The trick, of course, is for us to figure out how to get hand hygiene and stethoscope wipedown established as habits.
January 2020

C. difficile difficult for outpatient physicians and patients, too

Bartlett said. The spores also make alcohol rubs less effective as a hand hygiene tool, so clinicians should wash their hands with soap and water after examining a patient with C.
October 2013

Removing C. difficile spores from hands

Evidence suggests that the mechanical friction of hand washing is the mechanism behind spore removal. ... However, is there a way to improve the friction when practicing hand hygiene?
January 2020

Donning and doffing

That’s a bit more time than hand hygiene, so no more complaints about that!
January 2020

The newest tool to prevent infections

Some hospitals have purchased high-tech hand hygiene monitoring devices that use radiofrequency identification, some have installed video cameras to observe hand hygiene, while others have invested in hydrogen peroxide robots. ... in special circumstances
January 2020

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