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Questions for contact precautions eliminators

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?
August 2019

What's new in ACP Hospitalist

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

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...
August 2019

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
August 2019

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
August 2019

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.
August 2019

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?
August 2019

Don't BUGG me!

groups and no difference in mortality.• There was no difference in adverse events between the two groups when evaluated by the IHI Global trigger tool (for what that’s worth).• Hand ... intervention. But for now, don’t BUGG me; I’m still
August 2019

Donning and doffing

That’s a bit more time than hand hygiene, so no more complaints about that!
August 2019

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