advertiser banner advertiser banner advertiser banner
Digital Issues

Archive >  August, 2006 VII, No. 8

Infection Prevention

Get Serious About Hand Hygiene

Dan Mayworm, Contributing Editor

It's been four years since the CDC released its standard-setting "Guideline for Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings." And yet major studies still report lagging compliance rates of just 50 percent - if that. What are healthcare workers' excuses?

 
Have an account? Please log in:
Email Address:
  Remember my login on this computer

DID YOU SEE THIS?

advertiser banner

Other Articles That May Interest You

8 Common Misconceptions About Instrument Decontamination

The right way to get items ready for sterilization.

Additional Skin Prepping Reduces SSIs

Infection Prevention: How We Set Up Our SSI Surveillance Program

Tracking infections gives you the upper hand in the fight against them.