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A study of the efficacy of flashing lights to increase the salience of alcohol-gel dispensers for improving hand hygiene compliance - Corrected Proof

2014-06-27

Gianni D'Egidio, Rakesh Patel, Babak Rashidi, Marlene Mansour, Elham Sabri, Paul Milgram
Rapid containment of coincident outbreaks with 2 carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae strains in an intensive care unit - Corrected Proof

2014-06-20

Agnès Meybeck, Caroline Laurans, Céline Broucqsault-Dedrie, Clément Vanbaelinghem, Isabelle Verheyde, Rita Ledez, Martine Nyunga, Sandrine Nottebaert, Sylvaine Waes, Anne Vachée
Perceptions of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and hand hygiene provider training and patient education: Results of a mixed method study of health care providers in Department of Veterans Affairs spinal cord injury and disorder units - Corrected Proof

2014-06-20

Jennifer N. Hill, Timothy P. Hogan, Kenzie A. Cameron, Marylou Guihan, Barry Goldstein, Martin E. Evans, Charlesnika T. Evans
Health care workers—part of the system or part of the public? Ambivalent risk perception in health care workers - Corrected Proof

2014-06-16

Anat Gesser-Edelsburg, Nathan Walter, Manfred S. Green
Persistence of nosocomial bacteria on 2 biocidal fabrics based on silver under conditions of high relative humidity - Corrected Proof

2014-06-16

Rosa López-Gigosos, Alberto Mariscal, Mario Gutierrez-Bedmar, Eloisa Mariscal-Lopez, Joaquín Fernández-Crehuet
Validation of nosocomial infection in neonatology: A new method for standardized surveillance - Corrected Proof

2014-06-16

Sabine Durand, Aline Rideau Batista Novais, Renaud Mesnage, Clémentine Combes, Marie-Noëlle Didelot, Anne Lotthé, Anne Filleron, Julien Baleine, Gilles Cambonie
A carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae outbreak following bronchoscopy - Corrected Proof

2014-06-16

Janine Zweigner, Petra Gastmeier, Axel Kola, Frank-Rainer Klefisch, Christian Schweizer, Manfred Hummel
Measles investigation: A moving target - Corrected Proof

2014-06-16

Megan R. Helmecke, Sarah L. Elmendorf, Donna L. Kent, Daniel K. Pauze, Denis R. Pauze
Evaluation of the effectiveness of improved hydrogen peroxide in the operating room - Corrected Proof

2014-06-16

Timothy L. Wiemken, Daniel R. Curran, Robert R. Kelley, Emily B. Pacholski, Ruth M. Carrico, Paula Peyrani, M.S.S. Khan, Julio A. Ramirez
Influence of whole-body washing of critically ill patients with chlorhexidine on Acinetobacter baumannii isolates - Corrected Proof

2014-06-09

Soraya Mendoza-Olazarán, Adrian Camacho-Ortiz, Michel Fernando Martínez-Reséndez, Jorge Martín Llaca-Díaz, Edelmiro Pérez-Rodríguez, Elvira Garza-González
Evaluation of an education and training intervention to reduce health care waste in a tertiary hospital in Spain - Corrected Proof

2014-06-09

Margarita Mosquera, Maria José Andrés-Prado, Gil Rodríguez-Caravaca, Pello Latasa, Marta E.G. Mosquera
Eid-ul-Azha festival in Pakistan: A vulnerable time for Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever outbreak - Corrected Proof

2014-06-09

Abdul Rehman, Noor Ul-Ain Baloch, Muhammad Awais
Reduction of nasal Staphylococcus aureus carriage in health care professionals by treatment with a nonantibiotic, alcohol-based nasal antiseptic - Corrected Proof

2014-06-02

Lisa L. Steed, Justin Costello, Shivangi Lohia, Taylor Jones, Ernst W. Spannhake, Shaun Nguyen
Integrating medical students as covert observers in the evaluation of hand hygiene compliance - Corrected Proof

2014-06-02

Martín Almaguer-Leyva, Lidia Mendoza-Flores, Magaly Padilla-Orozco, René Sánchez-Hinojosa, Daniel Espinosa-Santacruz, Adrián Camacho-Ortiz
Video observation to map hand contact and bacterial transmission in operating rooms

2014-07-01

John Rowlands, Mark P. Yeager, Michael Beach, Hetal M. Patel, Bridget C. Huysman, Randy W. Loftus
Evaluating and operationalizing an environmental auditing program: A pilot study

2014-07-01

Laura Gordon, Natalie Bruce, Kathryn N. Suh, Virginia Roth
Impact of a mandated provincial hand hygiene program: Messages from the field

2014-05-26

Elizabeth Bryce, Saiful Islam, Becky Nelson, Bruce Gamage, Robin Wilson, Petra Welsh, Guanghong Han, British Columbia Provincial Hand Hygiene Working Group
Impact of daily chlorhexidine baths and hand hygiene compliance on nosocomial infection rates in critically ill patients

2014-05-15

Michel Fernando Martínez-Reséndez, Elvira Garza-González, Soraya Mendoza-Olazaran, Alexis Herrera-Guerra, Juan Manuel Rodríguez-López, Edelmiro Pérez-Rodriguez, Roberto Mercado-Longoria, Adrián Camacho-Ortiz
Sequential hand hygiene promotion contributes to a reduced nosocomial bloodstream infection rate among very low-birth weight infants: An interrupted time series over a 10-year period

2014-05-26

Onno K. Helder, Johannes Brug, Johannes B. van Goudoever, Caspar W.N. Looman, Irwin K.M. Reiss, René F. Kornelisse
Sustained reduction of central line–associated bloodstream infections outside the intensive care unit with a multimodal intervention focusing on central line maintenance

2014-05-26

Ghinwa Dumyati, Cathleen Concannon, Edwin van Wijngaarden, Tanzy M.T. Love, Paul Graman, Ann Marie Pettis, Linda Greene, Nayef El-Daher, Donna Farnsworth, Gail Quinlan, Gloria Karr, Lynnette Ward, Robin Knab, Mark Shelly
Outbreak of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Klebsiella pneumoniae bloodstream infections at an outpatient chemotherapy center

2014-07-01

Thomas E. Dobbs, Alice Y. Guh, Peggy Oakes, Mary Jan Vince, Joseph C. Forbi, Bette Jensen, Heather Moulton-Meissner, Paul Byers
Quality improvement intervention reduces episodes of long-term acute care hospital central line–associated infections

2014-04-28

Marti Edwards, Joanne Purpura, Guy Kochvar
Are strict isolation policies based on susceptibility testing actually effective in the prevention of the nosocomial spread of multi–drug-resistant gram-negative rods?

2014-07-01

Norio Ohmagari, Hanako Kurai, Yuka Yamagishi, Hiroshige Mikamo
Nursing students' intentions to comply with standard precautions: An exploratory prospective cohort study

2014-05-26

Ilana Livshiz-Riven, Ronit Nativ, Abraham Borer, Yaniv Kanat-Maymon, Ofra Anson
Barriers to standard precautions adherence in a dental school in Iran: A qualitative study

2014-07-01

Hamidreza Hedayati, Brahmaputra Marjadi, Mehrdad Askarian
Differential environmental contamination with Acinetobacter baumannii based on the anatomic source of colonization

2014-05-02

Rossana Rosa, Dennise Depascale, Timothy Cleary, Yovanit Fajardo-Aquino, Daniel H. Kett, L. Silvia Munoz-Price
Viral contamination of aerosol and surfaces through toilet use in health care and other settings

2014-05-12

Marco Verani, Roberto Bigazzi, Annalaura Carducci
Trends in racial/ethnic disparities in influenza vaccination coverage among adults during the 2007-08 through 2011-12 seasons

2014-05-05

Peng-Jun Lu, Alissa O'Halloran, Leah Bryan, Erin D. Kennedy, Helen Ding, Samuel B. Graitcer, Tammy A. Santibanez, Ankita Meghani, James A. Singleton
Changes in the incidence of health care–associated pathogens at a university hospital from 2005 to 2011

2014-04-28

JaHyun Kang, Emily E. Sickbert-Bennett, Vickie M. Brown, David J. Weber, William A. Rutala
Surveillance of patients identified with fungal mold at a public academic medical center

2014-05-05

Priti Patwari, James Cutrell, Archana Bhaskaran, Sylvia Trevino, Pranavi Sreeramoju
Hygienic conditions in child-care facilities in North Carolina and South Carolina: An integrated microbial and observational study

2014-04-28

You Li, Lee-Ann Jaykus, Sheryl Cates, Kelly Wohlgenant, Xi Chen, Angela M. Fraser
Health care–associated respiratory infection surveillance among Chinese children with cerebral palsy

2014-05-26

Jiaoyang Chen, Bingxiang Ma, Huimin Yan
Adherence to and knowledge of best practices and occupational biohazards among manicurists/pedicurists

2014-05-05

Juliana Ladeira Garbaccio, Adriana Cristina de Oliveira
Occurrence of extended spectrum β–lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae among pet dogs and cats: An emerging public health threat outside health care facilities

2014-05-02

Khaled A. Abdel-Moein, Ahmed Samir
Assessing the thoroughness of hand hygiene: “Seeing is believing”

2014-04-24

Sung-Ching Pan, Evelyn Chen, Kuei-Lien Tien, I-Chen Hung, Wang-Huei Sheng, Yee-Chun Chen, Shan-Chwen Chang
Clostridium difficile in a children's hospital: Assessment of environmental contamination

2014-04-21

Simone Warrack, Megan Duster, Sarah Van Hoof, Michelle Schmitz, Nasia Safdar
Outbreak of carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae neurosurgical site infections associated with a contaminated shaving razor used for preoperative scalp shaving

2014-05-02

Yuanyuan Dai, Chengfang Zhang, Xiaoling Ma, Wenjiao Chang, Shoukui Hu, Hengmin Jia, Jiaxiang Huang, Huaiwei Lu, Hua Li, Shusheng Zhou, Guangkuo Qiu, Jiaqin Liu
Bacterial contamination of medical devices in a Greek emergency department: Impact of physicians’ cleaning habits

2014-04-28

Eleftheria Fafliora, Vasileios G. Bampalis, Nikolaos Lazarou, George Mantzouranis, Evangelos D. Anastassiou, Iris Spiliopoulou, Myrto Christofidou
Evaluation of patients' skin, environmental surfaces, and urinary catheters as sources for transmission of urinary pathogens

2014-05-02

Kathleen A. Linder, Michelle T. Hecker, Sirisha Kundrapu, Jennifer L. Cadnum, Jackson S. Musuuza, Ajay K. Sethi, Curtis J. Donskey
How Italian hospital Web sites communicate risk management strategies: The case of hospital-acquired infections

2014-04-24

Maria Serena Gallone, Silvio Tafuri, Vincenza Paola Preziosa, Michele Quarto, Cinzia Germinario
Burning straw, air pollution, and respiratory infections in China

2014-04-28

Yi Zhang, Guo-Qing Zang, Zheng-Hao Tang, Xiao-Hua Chen, Yong-Sheng Yu
Containment of a cheesecake-associated outbreak of salmonellosis in 3 different hospitals, detected by continuous microbiologic surveillance

2014-05-12

Carsten Poetter, Gerhard Kunstmann, Daniel Peter, Frauke Mattner
Hygiene behavior in persons with type 2 diabetes

2014-04-21

İnsaf Altun, Yasemin Erkek, Yeliz Demirhan, Ayfer Peker, Berrin Çetinarslan
Risk factors for development of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus-positive clinical culture in nasal carriers after decolonization treatment

2014-05-26

Miriam Hernández-Porto, Beatriz Castro, Maria Jose Ramos, Angeles Arias, Armando Aguirre-Jaime, Maria Lecuona
Baseline immunity to diphtheria and immunologic response after booster vaccination with reduced diphtheria and tetanus toxoid vaccine in Thai health care workers

2014-04-21

Surasak Wiboonchutikul, Weerawat Manosuthi, Chariya Sangsajja, Varaporn Thientong, Sirirat Likanonsakul, Somkid Srisopha, Patamavadee Termvises, Jitlada Rujitip, Suda Loiusirirotchanakul, Pilaipan Puthavathana
"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