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Global implementation of WHO's multimodal strategy for improvement of hand hygiene: a quasi-experimental study

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Damani, Nizam
McLaws, Mary-Louise
Moro, Maria-Luisa
Memish, Ziad
Urroz, Orlando
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Published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 2013, vol. 13, no. 10, p. 843-51
Abstract Health-care-associated infections are a major threat to patient safety worldwide. Transmission is mainly via the hands of health-care workers, but compliance with recommendations is usually low and effective improvement strategies are needed. We assessed the effect of WHO's strategy for improvement of hand hygiene in five countries.
Keywords Guideline Adherence/standardsHand Disinfection/standardsHand Hygiene/methodsHealth Personnel/standardsHospitalsHumansInfection Control/methodsSocioeconomic FactorsWorld Health Organization/organization & administration
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PMID: 23972825
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Research group Staphylocoques dorés résistants à la méthicilline et hygiène hospitalière (330)
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ALLEGRANZI, Benedetta et al. Global implementation of WHO's multimodal strategy for improvement of hand hygiene: a quasi-experimental study. In: The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 2013, vol. 13, n° 10, p. 843-51. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:36638

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