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Measuring Hand Hygiene Compliance A New Frontier for Improving Hand Hygiene

  • Andrew G. Sahud (a1) and Nitin Bhanot (a1)
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Division of Infectious Diseases, Allegheny General Hospital, 320 East North Avenue, South Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 (asahud@wpahs.org)
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1.Pittet D. Improving compliance with hand hygiene in hospitals. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2000;21:381386.
2.McGuckin M, Waterman R, Govednik J. Hand hygiene compliance rates in the United States—a one-year multicenter collaborative using product/volume usage measurement and feedback. Am J Med Qual 2009;24:205213.
3.Fries J, Hlady C, Herman T, et al.A low-cost non-RFID based method for automated monitoring of hand hygiene compliance. In: Program and abstracts of the 19th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. March 19–22, 2009; San Diego, CA. Abstract 123.
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Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
  • ISSN: 0899-823X
  • EISSN: 1559-6834
  • URL: /core/journals/infection-control-and-hospital-epidemiology
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