Hand Hygiene Article Database

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Electronic hand hygiene monitoring as a tool for reducing health care–associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection

American Journal of Infection Control (2016)


J. William Kelly, Dawn Blackhurst, Wendy McAtee, Connie Steed
Successful control of emerging vancomycin-resistant enterococci by territory-wide implementation of directly observed hand hygiene in patients in Hong Kong

American Journal of Infection Control (2016)


Vincent C.C. Cheng, Josepha W.M. Tai, P.H. Chau, Christopher K.C. Lai, Vivien W.M. Chuang, Simon Y.C. So, Sally C.Y. Wong, Jonathan H.K. Chen, P.L. Ho, Dominic N.C. Tsang, K.Y. Yuen
Point of care hand hygiene—where's the rub? A survey of US and Canadian health care workers' knowledge, attitudes, and practices

American Journal of Infection Control (2016)


Jane Kirk, Anson Kendall, James F. Marx, Ted Pincock, Elizabeth Young, Jillian M. Hughes, Timothy Landers
Effectiveness of a multimodal hand hygiene improvement strategy in the emergency department

American Journal of Infection Control (2016)


P.R.H. Arntz, J. Hopman, M. Nillesen, E. Yalcin, C.P. Bleeker-Rovers, A. Voss, M. Edwards, A. Wei
A joint, multilateral approach to improve compliance with hand hygiene in 4 countries within the Baltic region using the World Health Organization's SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands model

American Journal of Infection Control (2016)


Birgitta Lytsy, Agita Melbarde-Kelmere, Anna Hambraeus, Anna Liubimova, Olov Aspevall
Enhancement of hand hygiene compliance among health care workers from a hemodialysis unit using video-monitoring feedback

American Journal of Infection Control (2016)


Laura Arelí Sánchez-Carrillo, Juan Manuel Rodríguez-López, Dionisio Ángel Galarza-Delgado, Laura Baena-Trejo, Magaly Padilla-Orozco, Lidia Mendoza-Flores, Adrián Camacho-Ortiz
Feasibility of monitoring compliance to the My 5 Moments and Entry/Exit hand hygiene methods in US hospitals

American Journal of Infection Control (2016)


Nai-Chung N. Chang, Heather S. Reisinger, Andrew R. Jesson, Marin L. Schweizer, Daniel J. Morgan, Graeme N. Forrest, Eli N. Perencevich
Design study to develop screen savers aimed at improving hand hygiene behavior

American Journal of Infection Control (2016)


Anne Marie Weggelaar-Jansen, Esther van Buren-Jansen, Sabine van 't Schip, Johan J.M. Pel, Anna P. Nieboer, Onno K. Helder
Patients’ potential role in the transmission of health care-associated infections: Prevalence of contamination with bacterial pathogens and patient attitudes toward hand hygiene


Nancy Istened, DO, CMD, James Bingham, MS, Susan Hazelett, RN, MS, et al.
Article Categories: Hand Hygiene Compliance,Hand Hygiene Guidelines,Hand Hygiene Promotion,Hand Washing Techniques,Patient Hand Hygiene,Point of Care,Product Efficacy
Patient-centered hand hygiene: The next step in infection prevention


Author(s): Timothy Landers, Said Abusalem, Mary-Beth Coty, James Bingham