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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 2020

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 2020

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 2020

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 2020

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 2020

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 2020

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 2020

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 2020

Left to our own devices

from improved hand hygiene and DAI prevention bundles.
August 2020

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 2020

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