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Poor hand hygiene by college students linked to more occurrences of infectious diseases, medical visits, and absence from classes

American Journal of Infection Control (2015)


Kayla J. Prater, Crystal A. Fortuna, Janis L. McGill, Macey S. Brandeberry, Abigail R. Stone, Xu Lu
Cost-effectiveness of a hand hygiene program on health care–associated infections in intensive care patients at a tertiary care hospital in Vietnam

American Journal of Infection Control (2015)


Le Thi Anh Thu, Vo Thi Hong Thoa, Dang Thi Van Trang, Nguyen Phuc Tien, Dang Thuy Van, Le Thi Kim Anh, Heiman F.L. Wertheim, Nguyen Truong Son
Outbreak of drug-resistant ST219 caused by oral care using tap water from contaminated hand hygiene sinks as a reservoir

American Journal of Infection Control (2015)


Kazuo Umezawa, Satomi Asai, Toshio Ohshima, Hideo Iwashita, Maya Ohashi, Mika Sasaki, Akihiro Kaneko, Sadaki Inokuchi, Hayato Miyachi
A point prevalence survey on hand hygiene, with a special focus on  species

American Journal of Infection Control (2015)


Christina Brühwasser, Guido Hinterberger, Wolfgang Mutschlechner, Josef Kaltseis, Cornelia Lass-Flörl, Astrid Mayr
Reflection on observation: A qualitative study using practice development methods to explore the experience of being a hand hygiene auditor in Australia

American Journal of Infection Control (2015)


Susan Jain, Denise Edgar, Janine Bothe, Helen Newman, Annmaree Wilson, Beth Bint, Megan Brown, Suzanne Alexander, Joanna Harris
Qualitative findings from focus group discussions on hand hygiene compliance among health care workers in Vietnam

American Journal of Infection Control 43, 10 (2015)


Sharon Salmon, Mary-Louise McLaws
Quantification of hand hygiene compliance in anesthesia providers at a tertiary care center in northern India

American Journal of Infection Control 43, 10 (2015)


Neeru Sahni, Manisha Biswal, Komal Gandhi, Sandhya Yaddanapudi
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