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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-07-20T12:11:08-0400
Hand hygiene prescriptions are the most important measure in the prevention of hospital acquired infections. Yet compliance rates are generally below 50% of all opportunities for hand hygi...
Although little is known about compliance with the World Health Organization (WHO) 5 Moments of hand hygiene, the few existing studies report a high number of opportunities and compliance ...
Background: Procedures of hand hygiene are an important component in prevention of cross-transmission of infections in hospitals. In recent years, hand washing with antiseptic soap (chlorh...
This randomized controlled trial will evaluate the effect of a multifaceted intervention including performance feedback on adherence to hand hygiene among healthcare workers. A key compone...
The objective of the trial is to assess the impact of a disinfection and hand hygiene program on absenteeism in elementary school classrooms. Students in intervention classrooms will use ...
Hand hygiene compliance is low among anesthesia providers in the operating room, which places patients at risk of preventable infections. The goal of this project was to improve hand hygiene complianc...
Compliance with hand hygiene guidelines reduces the risk of health care-associated infection, yet doctors are less compliant than other health care workers. Use of observational hand hygiene auditing ...
This study investigated the cause of hand hygiene deficit, and further implemented a quality improvement program using WHO's hand-hygiene strategy to enhance the compliance of hand hygiene in the nurs...
Hand hygiene is the most important strategy for preventing healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs); however, the impact of hand hygiene in middle-income countries has been poorly described. In this w...
Healthcare Worker (HCW) hand hygiene compliance is key to patient safety; however, compliance is suboptimal. Despite this hand hygiene compliance is not well studied in the long-term care setting.
Practices involved in preventing the transmission of diseases by hand.
The practice of personal hygiene of the mouth. It includes the maintenance of oral cleanliness, tissue tone, and general preservation of oral health.
A combination of the debris index and the dental calculus index to determine the status of oral hygiene.
Deformities of the hand, or a part of the hand, acquired after birth as the result of injury or disease.
The transference of a complete HAND, as a composite of many tissue types, from one individual to another.