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Making progress with being below the elbows

Since our hand hygiene observers roam throughout the hospital, we asked them to simultaneously record BBE status while they were collecting their hand hygiene compliance data. ... Nurses and nursing students demonstrate high rates of compliance. On the
December 2019

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
December 2019

De-implementation and noninferiority in infection control studies

In fact, just yesterday I read a discussion where the authors suggested we no longer need to practice hand hygiene after removing gloves when caring for patients with Clostridium difficile infection.
December 2019

Left to our own devices

from improved hand hygiene and DAI prevention bundles.
December 2019

QD: News Every Day--Emerging superbug prompts warning to hospitals

are washing their hands of the problem." He continued, "There have been only 4 high-quality studies of interventions to improve hand hygiene since 1980.".
December 2019

Is hospital design making us sicker? Wait for the randomized, controlled trial

If we won't spend any money on robust hand hygiene compliance programs, why should we support these huge architectural changes?
December 2019

Why can't we easily clean our stethoscopes?

When we round on the service every morning, I insist on 100% hand hygiene and 100% stethoscope hygiene but one of these targets is far easier to achieve than the other. ... Why can't we have wipes next to the hand rub dispensers outside of every room?
December 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
December 2019

Wherein I reveal the top 3 approaches for preventing C. difficile disease

1. Antibiotic stewardship 2. Antibiotic stewardship 3. Antibiotic stewardship I've listed these in order of importance. Supporting evidence ...
December 2019

SHEA: obsessed, and proudly so

Evaluate the impact of compliance with hand hygiene and standard precautions on contamination of HCP apparel.
December 2019

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