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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.
August 2019

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
August 2019

Benefits of a mandatory gloving policy

Most of the time we equate clean hands with hand-hygiene compliance and complicated and fleeting surveillance and educational programs. ... Instead of focusing solely on driving hand hygiene compliance above 90%, perhaps we should focus on clean hands.
August 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.
August 2019

Left to our own devices

from improved hand hygiene and DAI prevention bundles.
August 2019

A little public health victory

A little public health victory. Like hand hygiene, getting workers to stay home when sick is an example of a horizontal infection prevention strategy.
August 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?
August 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?
August 2019

The newest tool to prevent infections

Some hospitals have purchased high-tech hand hygiene monitoring devices that use radiofrequency identification, some have installed video cameras to observe hand hygiene, while others have invested in hydrogen peroxide robots. ... in special circumstances
August 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 ...
August 2019

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