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Don't BUGG me!

Hand hygiene rates were higher in the universal gowns/gloves study arm. • ... intervention. But for now, don’t BUGG me; I’m still pushing universal chlorhexidine bathing, high rates of hand hygiene compliance, and no isolation of patients with MRSA
August 2020

Donning and doffing

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

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.
August 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

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
August 2020

"Nightmare" on Hospital Street

toolkit. Dr. Diekema "emphasized the importance of infection control basics such as ensuring a high rate of hand hygiene adherence among staff and making sure that surfaces and equipment are properly ... More research is also needed on the best
August 2020

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
August 2020

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.
August 2020

Helping shield clinicians and the community from contagion

There is a 2014 study, published by the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, in which researchers used a simulator to assess how much protection a face shield would offer a ... Could a simple and affordable face shield, if universally
July 2020

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?
August 2020

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