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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.
December 2019

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

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

Rosie reincarnated

So to any hospital thinking about hiring Rosie, ponder long and hard, and consider taking all that money and using it to drive hand hygiene compliance to a new level.
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

The fact-filled infection control guideline

What happens when we perpetuate opinion and dogma? Although 270-page hand hygiene guidelines may make us feel good, I'm worried that they prevent us from identifying areas where we ... need research (hand hygiene improvement interventions, anyone?) and
December 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.
December 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
December 2019

MDRO prevention bundle in nursing homes: a randomized trial

staff education on key infection prevention practices, including minimum criteria for initiating antibiotics, and hand hygiene promotion.
December 2019

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