Hand hygiene compliance

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Pan, A., Domenighini, F., Signorini, L., Assini, R., Catenazzi, P., Lorenzotti, S., Patroni, A., Carosi, G. and Guerrini, G. (2008) Adherence to hand hygiene in an Italian long-term care facility. American Journal of Infection Control. 36(7), p.1527-3296.

Abstract:

In an Italian long-term-care facility (LTCF), we observed a 17.5% adherence to hand hygiene (HH), as well as 47.5% rate of glove use. Performing a procedure at high risk for cross-transmission of germs was the factor most strongly associated with noncompliance (odds ratio = 13.3; 95% confidence interval = 6.2 to 28.8; P.

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Pan, A., Domenighini, F., Signorini, L., Assini, R., Catenazzi, P., Lorenzotti, S., Patroni, A., Carosi, G. and Guerrini, G. (2008) Adherence to hand hygiene in an Italian long-term care facility. American Journal of Infection Control. 36(7), p.1527-3296.

Abstract:

In an Italian long-term-care facility (LTCF), we observed a 17.5% adherence to hand hygiene (HH), as well as 47.5% rate of glove use. Performing a procedure at high risk for cross-transmission of germs was the factor most strongly associated with noncompliance (odds ratio = 13.3; 95% confidence interval = 6.2 to 28.8; P.

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