Hand Hygiene Article Database

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Nebraska Biocontainment Unit patient discharge and environmental decontamination after Ebola care

2015-01-27

Katelyn C. Jelden, Shawn G. Gibbs, Philip W. Smith, Michelle M. Schwedhelm, Peter C. Iwen, Elizabeth L. Beam, A. Kim Hayes, Nedra Marion, Christopher J. Kratochvil, Kathleen C. Boulter, Angela L. Hewlett, John J. Lowe
Geospatial patterns in influenza vaccination: Evidence from uninsured and publicly insured children in North Carolina

2015-01-27

Justin G. Trogdon, Thomas Ahn
Infection prevention and mass vaccination training for U.S. point of dispensing staff and volunteers: A national study

2015-01-27

Terri Rebmann, Travis M. Loux, Thomas K. Zink, Zachary Swick, Mary Wakefield
National Healthcare Safety Network report, data summary for 2013, Device-associated Module

2015-01-06

Margaret A. Dudeck, Jonathan R. Edwards, Katherine Allen-Bridson, Cindy Gross, Paul J. Malpiedi, Kelly D. Peterson, Daniel A. Pollock, Lindsey M. Weiner, Dawn M. Sievert
Use of portable electronic devices in a hospital setting and their potential for bacterial colonization

2015-01-01

Amber Khan, Amitha Rao, Carlos Reyes-Sacin, Kayoko Hayakawa, Susan Szpunar, Kathleen Riederer, Keith Kaye, Joel T. Fishbain, Diane Levine
An outbreak of pseudobacteremia associated with intrinsically contaminated commercial 0.5% chlorhexidine solution

2015-01-01

Suhui Ko, Hye-sun An, Ji Hwan Bang, Sang-Won Park
Seek and you shall find: Prevalence of in Wuhan, China

2015-01-01

Jodi Galaydick, Yaqing Xu, Lisa Sun, Emily Landon, Stephen G. Weber, Daiyan Sun, Junying Zhou, Renslow Sherer
Effect of 2013 National Healthcare Safety Network definition changes on central line bloodstream infection rates: Audit results from the New York State Department of Health

2014-12-30

Peggy Ann Hazamy, Valerie B. Haley, Boldtsetseg Tserenpuntsag, Marie Tsivitis, Rosalie Giardina, Robin Knab, Emily Lutterloh
A randomized, double-blind comparison of the effectiveness of environmental cleaning between infection control professionals and environmental service workers

2014-12-30

Hong Xu, Hui Jin, Lan Zhao, Xiaojun Wei, Liangen Hu, Linhai Shen, Lingya Wei, Lijun Xie, Qingxin Kong, Yinghong Wang, Xiaoping Ni
Glossary of terms for information technology and pearls of wisdom for implementation and use

2014-11-17

Janet P. Haas
Effectiveness of stringent decontamination of computer input devices in the era of electronic medical records and bedside computing: A randomized controlled trial

2014-11-01

Shlomi Codish, Ronen Toledano, Victor Novack, Michael Sherf, Abraham Borer
Nebraska Biocontainment Unit patient discharge and environmental decontamination after Ebola care

2015-01-27

Katelyn C. Jelden, Shawn G. Gibbs, Philip W. Smith, Michelle M. Schwedhelm, Peter C. Iwen, Elizabeth L. Beam, A. Kim Hayes, Nedra Marion, Christopher J. Kratochvil, Kathleen C. Boulter, Angela L. Hewlett, John J. Lowe
Geospatial patterns in influenza vaccination: Evidence from uninsured and publicly insured children in North Carolina

2015-01-27

Justin G. Trogdon, Thomas Ahn
Infection prevention and mass vaccination training for U.S. point of dispensing staff and volunteers: A national study

2015-01-27

Terri Rebmann, Travis M. Loux, Thomas K. Zink, Zachary Swick, Mary Wakefield
National Healthcare Safety Network report, data summary for 2013, Device-associated Module

2015-01-06

Margaret A. Dudeck, Jonathan R. Edwards, Katherine Allen-Bridson, Cindy Gross, Paul J. Malpiedi, Kelly D. Peterson, Daniel A. Pollock, Lindsey M. Weiner, Dawn M. Sievert
Use of portable electronic devices in a hospital setting and their potential for bacterial colonization

2015-01-01

Amber Khan, Amitha Rao, Carlos Reyes-Sacin, Kayoko Hayakawa, Susan Szpunar, Kathleen Riederer, Keith Kaye, Joel T. Fishbain, Diane Levine
An outbreak of pseudobacteremia associated with intrinsically contaminated commercial 0.5% chlorhexidine solution

2015-01-01

Suhui Ko, Hye-sun An, Ji Hwan Bang, Sang-Won Park
Seek and you shall find: Prevalence of in Wuhan, China

2015-01-01

Jodi Galaydick, Yaqing Xu, Lisa Sun, Emily Landon, Stephen G. Weber, Daiyan Sun, Junying Zhou, Renslow Sherer
Effect of 2013 National Healthcare Safety Network definition changes on central line bloodstream infection rates: Audit results from the New York State Department of Health

2014-12-30

Peggy Ann Hazamy, Valerie B. Haley, Boldtsetseg Tserenpuntsag, Marie Tsivitis, Rosalie Giardina, Robin Knab, Emily Lutterloh
A randomized, double-blind comparison of the effectiveness of environmental cleaning between infection control professionals and environmental service workers

2014-12-30

Hong Xu, Hui Jin, Lan Zhao, Xiaojun Wei, Liangen Hu, Linhai Shen, Lingya Wei, Lijun Xie, Qingxin Kong, Yinghong Wang, Xiaoping Ni
Molecular epidemiology of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in different facilities in Southern Brazil

2014-12-23

Lavinia N. Arend, Paula Toledo, Marcelo Pilonetto, Felipe F. Tuon
Evaluating the usefulness of patient education materials on surgical site infection: A systematic assessment

2014-12-23

Caroline Zellmer, Peggy Zimdars, Sarah Parker, Nasia Safdar
Vaccination coverage among students from a German health care college

2014-12-23

Carolin Mäding, Carolin Jacob, Carola Münch, Katharina von Lindeman, Jörg Klewer, Joachim Kugler
Varicella seroprevalence among health care workers

2014-12-23

Sim Sai Tin, Viroj Wiwanitkit
Use of a daily disinfectant cleaner instead of a daily cleaner reduced hospital-acquired infection rates

2014-12-18

Michelle J. Alfa, Evelyn Lo, Nancy Olson, Michelle MacRae, Louise Buelow-Smith
Surveillance of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing and at a comprehensive cancer center in Japan, 2009-2013

2014-12-17

Ichiro Kawamura, Norio Ohmagari, Mika Tsukahara, Tomoko Kudo, Hanako Kurai
Coliform bacteria, fabrics, and the environment

2014-12-16

Victoria J. Colclasure, Thomas J. Soderquist, Thomas Lynch, Nina Schubert, Deirdre S. McCormick, Erika Urrutia, Corey Knickerbocker, Devon McCord, Jerry H. Kavouras
A gap in patient tape storage and use practices puts patients at risk for cutaneous fungal infections

2014-12-16

Jessica McClusky, Mallory Davis, Karen Dahl
Hospital unit safety climate: Relationship with nurses' adherence to recommended use of facial protective equipment

2014-12-16

Michael Diamant Rozenbojm, Kathryn Nichol, Stephanie Spielmann, D. Linn Holness
Improving quality of data extractions for the computation of patient-days and admissions

2014-12-16

Élise Fortin, Milagros Gonzales, Patricia S. Fontela, Robert W. Platt, David L. Buckeridge, Caroline Quach
Lower infection rates after introduction of a photocatalytic surface coating

2014-12-16

John R. Pulliam
Barriers to the use of face protection for standard precautions by health care providers

2014-12-13

Joanne Kinlay, Kathleen Flaherty, Patricia Scanlon, Preeti Mehrotra, Gail Potter-Bynoe, Thomas J. Sandora
Differences between novel and conventional surveillance paradigms of ventilator-associated pneumonia

2014-12-13

Hui-Chun Chang, Chin-Ming Chen, Shu-Chen Kung, Ching-Min Wang, Wei-Lun Liu, Chih-Cheng Lai
Characterization of patients exposed to multiple devices but free of hospital-acquired infection at intensive care unit discharge

2014-12-13

Thomas Bénet, Julie Haesebaert, Romain Hernu, Vincent Piriou, Claude Guérin, Frédéric Aubrun, Bernard Allaouchiche, Olivier Bastien, Jean-Jacques Lehot, Sabine Chomat-Jaboulay, Solweig Gerbier-Colomban, Raphaele Girard, Philippe Vanhems
Failure analysis in the identification of synergies between cleaning monitoring methods

2014-12-12

Greg S. Whiteley, Chris Derry, Trevor Glasbey
Selecting models for a respiratory protection program: What can we learn from the scientific literature?

2014-12-10

Ronald E. Shaffer, Larry L. Janssen
Letter in response to “Automated and electronically assisted hand hygiene monitoring systems: A systematic review”

2014-12-05

Paul Alper
Burden of isolation for multidrug-resistant organisms in a tertiary public hospital in Southern Brazil

2014-12-03

Patrícia R. Pereira, Petros Isaakidis, Sven G. Hinderaker, Engy Ali, Wilma van den Boogaard, Karen S. Viana, Renato Cassol, Diego Rodrigues Falci
Is accounting for acute care beds enough? A proposal for measuring infection prevention personnel resources

2014-12-03

Kathleen A. Gase, Hilary M. Babcock
Institutional origins of health care–associated infection knowledge: Lessons from an analysis of articles about methicillin-resistant published in leading biomedical journals from 1960-2009

2014-12-03

Fabio Rojas, W. Carson Byrd, Sanjay Saint
Impact of catheter-associated urinary tract infection bundle on other health care–associated infections

2014-12-03

Wei-Ya Cheng, Yu-Hsiu Lin, Chih-Cheng Lai, Chien-Ming Chao
Glossary of terms for information technology and pearls of wisdom for implementation and use

2014-11-17

Janet P. Haas
Effectiveness of stringent decontamination of computer input devices in the era of electronic medical records and bedside computing: A randomized controlled trial

2014-11-01

Shlomi Codish, Ronen Toledano, Victor Novack, Michael Sherf, Abraham Borer
Using microfiber and steam technology to improve cleaning outcomes in an intensive care unit

2015-02-01

Elizabeth Gillespie, Natalie Williams, Tracy Sloane, Louise Wright, Despina Kotsanas, Rhonda L. Stuart
See one, do one, teach one: Hand hygiene attitudes among medical students, interns, and faculty

2015-02-01

Marc A. Polacco, Laura Shinkunas, Eli N. Perencevich, Lauris C. Kaldjian, Heather Schacht Reisinger
Sustained increase in resident meal time hand hygiene through an interdisciplinary intervention engaging long-term care facility residents and staff

2015-02-01

Marguerite O'Donnell, Tony Harris, Terancita Horn, Blondelle Midamba, Vickie Primes, Nancy Sullivan, Rosalyn Shuler, Trina F. Zabarsky, Abhishek Deshpande, Venkata C.K. Sunkesula, Sirisha Kundrapu, Curtis J. Donskey
An observational study of frequency of provider hand contacts in child care facilities in North Carolina and South Carolina

2015-02-01

Angela Fraser, Kelly Wohlgenant, Sheryl Cates, Xi Chen, Lee-Ann Jaykus, You Li, Benjamin Chapman
Face touching: A frequent habit that has implications for hand hygiene

2015-02-01

Yen Lee Angela Kwok, Jan Gralton, Mary-Louise McLaws
Influenza vaccination rates and beliefs about vaccination among nursing home employees

2015-02-01

Jill D. Daugherty, Sarah C. Blake, Jessica M. Grosholz, Saad B. Omer, LuMarie Polivka-West, David H. Howard
"I wash my hands of it!?" - Trends in hand hygiene over the past decades.

9/1/2007

Rotter ML.
Article Categories: Hand Hygiene Compliance
"Stay vigilant on hand hygiene or it's back to the last century".

4/1/2011

Storr J, Kilpatrick C.
Article Categories: Hand Hygiene Promotion
"The dirty hand in the latex glove": a study of hand hygiene compliance when gloves are worn.

12/1/2011

Fuller C, Savage J, Besser S, Hayward A, Cookson B, Cooper B, Stone S.
Article Categories: Hand Hygiene Compliance,Hand Hygiene Promotion
2007 Guideline for Isolation Precautions: Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Health Care Settings Original Research Article

12/1/2007

Jane D. Siegel, Emily Rhinehart, Marguerite Jackson, Linda Chiarello, Health Care Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee
Article Categories: Hand Hygiene Promotion
A 1-minute hand wash does not impair the efficacy of a propanol-based hand rub in two consecutive surgical hand disinfection procedures.

11/1/2009

Kampf G, Ostermeyer C.
Article Categories: Product Efficacy
A Crossover Trial of Antimicrobial Scrubs to ReduceMethicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Burden on Healthcare Worker Apparel.

3/1/2012

Bearman GM, Rosato A, Elam K, Sanogo K, Stevens MP, Sessler CN, Wenzel RP.
Article Categories: Hand Hygiene Compliance,Hand Hygiene Promotion
A close look at alcohol gel as an antimicrobial sanitizing agent.

8/1/1999

Paulson DS, Fendler EJ, Dolan MJ, Williams RA.
Article Categories: Product Efficacy
A comparison of the antibacterial efficacy and cytotoxicity to cultured human skin cells of 7 commercial hand rubs and Xgel, a new copper-based biocidal hand rub.

5/1/2009

Hall TJ, Wren MW, Jeanes A, Gant VA.
Article Categories: Product Efficacy
A comparison of the hand hygiene knowledge, beliefs and practices of Italian nursing and medical students.

3/1/2012

Van De Mortel TF, Kermode S, Progano T, Sansoni J.
Article Categories: Hand Hygiene Compliance,Hand Hygiene Promotion