An integrative review of the current evidence on the relationship between hand hygiene interventions and the incidence of health care–associated infections

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dc.contributor.authorBackman, Chantal
dc.contributor.authorZoutman, Dick E.
dc.contributor.authorMarck, Patricia Beryl
dc.date.accessioned2016-06-03T17:02:08Z
dc.date.available2016-06-03T17:02:08Z
dc.date.issued2008
dc.identifier.citationAmerican Journal of Infection Control 36(5)
dc.identifier.issn01966553
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10393/34822
dc.description.abstractThe objectives of this integrative review were to critically examine the overall state of the current evidence on the relationship between hand hygiene interventions and the incidence of health care-associated infections (HCAIs) in acute care and long-term care settings, and offer recommendations for future directions in the field based on our findings.
dc.language.isoen
dc.subjectCross Infection
dc.subjectEvaluation Studies as Topic
dc.subjectHand Disinfection
dc.subjectHealth Facilities
dc.subjectHumans
dc.subjectIncidence
dc.subjectInfectious Disease Transmission, Professional-to-Patient
dc.titleAn integrative review of the current evidence on the relationship between hand hygiene interventions and the incidence of health care–associated infections
dc.typeArticle
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.ajic.2007.08.007
CollectionSciences de la santé - Publications // Health Sciences - Publications

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