Hand Hygiene Article Database

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Social cohesion: The missing factor required for a successful hand hygiene program

American Journal of Infection Control (2016)


Yen Lee Angela Kwok, Peter Harris, Mary-Louise McLaws
Smartphone text message service to foster hand hygiene compliance in health care workers

American Journal of Infection Control (2016)


Jad Kerbaj, Youssoupha Toure, Alberto Soto Aladro, Sophia Boudjema, Roch Giorgi, Jean Charles Dufour, Philippe Brouqui
Perceived effectiveness of messages promoting hand hygiene

American Journal of Infection Control (2016)


Ronald E. Taylor
A nationwide covert observation study using a novel method for hand hygiene compliance in health care

American Journal of Infection Control (2016)


Kuan-Sheng Wu, Yao-Shen Chen, Huey-Shyan Lin, E-Lun Hsieh, Jui-Kuang Chen, Hung-Chin Tsai, Yen-Hsu Chen, Chun-Yu Lin, Ching-Tzu Hung, Cheng Len Sy, Yu-Ting Tseng, Susan Shin-Jung Lee
Can hand hygiene observation and reporting be improved through a risk-based targeted approach?

American Journal of Infection Control (2016)


Karen Slater, Marie Cooke, Claire Rickard, Michael Whitby
Durable improvement in hand hygiene compliance following implementation of an automated observation system with visual feedback

American Journal of Infection Control (2016)


Heather Michael, Colette Einloth, Cynthia Fatica, Theresa Janszen, Thomas G. Fraser
Making change easy: A peer-to-peer guide on transitioning to new hand hygiene products

American Journal of Infection Control 45, 1 (2017)


Chingiz M. Amirov, Heather L. Candon, Latha Jacob
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