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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 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
August 2019

"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 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
August 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.
August 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?
August 2019

Water, hand sanitization and other technologies to avoid spreading sickness

The big controversy with hand hygiene has been between using alcohol based hand rubs and actual hand washing with soap and water. ... I then realized the totally obvious practical point that it need not be an either/or proposition regarding hand hygiene.
August 2019

Laundering white coats--we are asking the wrong question

Asking about daily or monthly laundering would be like asking about daily or monthly hand hygiene! ... Of course, this is ridiculous! I bet we could get hand hygiene compliance to 99% if the denominator was days instead of moments.
August 2019

When will the p-value finally die?

the authors and editorialists is perplexing.” I'll ask, are there situations such as studies of contact precautions or hand hygiene interventions where they would be analyzed using an
August 2019

Keeping CRE out

Dramatic advances in hand hygiene, environmental disinfection, and antimicrobial stewardship, on the other hand, would be the prevention equivalent of moving out of the floodplain to higher ground.
August 2019

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