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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
December 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.
December 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?
December 2019

Donning and doffing

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

Universal gloving (+/-gowning) is a horizontal intervention

to me that universal gloving and universal gowning/gloving interventions were horizontal interventions, just like hand hygiene. ... Look what happens when hand hygiene's impact is limited to just health care-associated S.
December 2019

White coats contribute to the unsafe hierarchical culture in health care

Probably the turning point was a documentary with a hidden camera showing that healthcare workers knew that hand hygiene was important that they should not wear jewelry, but they just
December 2019

The enemy within

difficile-associated disease (CDAD) are not attributable to in-hospital transmission from other symptomatic patients (and thus are impervious to transmission-prevention approaches such as hand hygiene, contact precautions, and enhanced
December 2019

Beating back the norovirus devil

6) And we enforced strict hand hygiene in the house for the next few days, using only soap and water.
December 2019

More good news about MRSA, this time from the VA

When was the last time you read an article congratulating a hospital for having lower central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) rates or good hand hygiene compliance?
December 2019

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