Rubbed the Wrong Way
Avoid common misuses of alcohol-based hand rubs to improve your hand hygiene protocol.
How hard can it be to wash your hands properly when you're using brush-free scrubs? Squirt. Rub. Let dry. What could possibly go wrong? Plenty, as it turns out. Researchers have found that while waterless, alcohol-based hand rub agents are widely used in the perioperative setting, they're not always being used properly. And that, in turn, can nullify their infection-fighting efficacy.
Splat, you're it; Barriers to protection; What's a manager to do?; Simple and effective; Accessed; Accumulate; Adverse; Advisory Committee's; Application Number; Assess; Avagard CHG; Based; Boyce JM, Kelliher S, Vallande N. Skin; Boyce JM, Pittel D. CDC Guidelines: Guideline; CDC Guidelines: Guideline; CHG; Center; Cimiotti JP, Marmur ES, Nesin M, Hamlin-Cook P, Larson EL. Adverse; College; Columbia University College; Committee's; Control Practices Advisory Committee's; D. CDC Guidelines: Guideline; D. Improving; Dr. Seal; Dr. Seal. Dr. Seal; Drug Evaluation; EL. Adverse; ES, Nesin M, Hamlin-... show all keywords
Splat, you're it; Barriers to protection; What's a manager to do?; Simple and effective; Accessed; Accumulate; Adverse; Advisory Committee's; Application Number; Assess; Avagard CHG; Based; Boyce JM, Kelliher S, Vallande N. Skin; Boyce JM, Pittel D. CDC Guidelines: Guideline; CDC Guidelines: Guideline; CHG; Center; Cimiotti JP, Marmur ES, Nesin M, Hamlin-Cook P, Larson EL. Adverse; College; Columbia University College; Committee's; Control Practices Advisory Committee's; D. CDC Guidelines: Guideline; D. Improving; Dr. Seal; Dr. Seal. Dr. Seal; Drug Evaluation; EL. Adverse; ES, Nesin M, Hamlin-Cook P, Larson EL. Adverse; Effectiveness; Evaluation; Experts; Guideline; Guidelines: Guideline; Haas; Haas. AORN Guidelines; Hamlin-Cook P, Larson EL. Adverse; Hand Hygiene Barriers; Healthpoint; Hosp Infect. June; Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee's; Hospitals Center; Hygiene Barriers; Improving; Infect. June; Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee's; JM, Kelliher S, Vallande N. Skin; JM, Pittel D. CDC Guidelines: Guideline; JP, Marmur ES, Nesin M, Hamlin-Cook P, Larson EL. Adverse; June; Kelliher S, Vallande N. Skin; Lack; Larson EL. Adverse; M, Hamlin-Cook P, Larson EL. Adverse; MDR; MRSA; Marmur ES, Nesin M, Hamlin-Cook P, Larson EL. Adverse; Ms. Haas; Ms. Haas. AORN Guidelines; N. Skin; NDA: Application Number; Nesin M, Hamlin-Cook P, Larson EL. Adverse; Number; Nurses; OR? Based; P, Larson EL. Adverse; Physicians; Pittel D. CDC Guidelines: Guideline; Pittet D. Improving; Players; Post; Practices Advisory Committee's; Products; Proper Hand Hygiene Barriers; Rely; Research; Researchers; S, Vallande N. Skin; SSI; Seal; Seal. Dr. Seal; Simple; Skin; Slipping; Splat!. The; Team; Trial; Understand; University College; University Hospitals Center; User; Vallande N. Skin; York University Hospitals Center; ability; achieve; actions; activity; added; adherence; admitted; adverse; affect; agents; agree; ahead; alcohol; alcohol-based; alcoholic; amount; antimicrobial; antisepsis; antiseptic; apparent; application; applied; apply; applying; associate; atmosphere; awareness; bacilli; bacterial; badges; behavior; big; blank; boost; bought; brush-free; buildup; bulleted; business-sized; called; card; care; category; caused; characteristics; chlorhexidine; chronicled; cited; clarify; cleaner; cleaning; clinical; clinically; co-authored; colonization; combination; comfortable; common; compensated; complaints; complex; compliance; components; compromise; conceivably; constraints; contribute; control; correcting; counts; crack; create; cross-contamination; culture; damage; data; decreases; decreasing; demonstrated; dependent; dermatitis; designed; develop; developed; development; difficult; difficulty; direct; directions; director; discomfort; disinfectant; dislike; disliking; displays; dissatisfaction; documented; donning; dry; drying; dryness; due; duration; earlier; early; easy; educate; education; educational; effective; effectiveness; efficacy; emollients; encountered; encouraged; encourages; ensure; ethyl; ethylhexylglycerin; everyday; evidenced; eye; face; facilitate; facility; factors; fall; familiar; familiarity; feedback; feel; film; findings; fingers; flora; foolproof; forget; formula's; formulation; found; four-year; frequent; friendly; game; gave; generation; gentler; glove; gloves; gluconate; good; good-natured; gram-negative; guidelines; hand; handwashing; hard; harm; health; health-care; healthcare; healthy; heightening; heightens; helped; helps; hospital; hospital-wide; humectants; hygiene; ideas; illustrating; impact; improper; improve; improvements; inadequate; inappropriate; include; including; increase; increasing; index; indications; infection; infection-fighting; infections; ingredient; initiatives; inpatient; instructions; intensive; interfere; introduced; irritation; key; lack; lead; leave; less-than-complete; lesser; level; list; listen; listing; loads; long; lotion-like; low; made; main; maintain; major; make; manage; manager; manufacturer; manufacturers; members; mind; minimal; missteps; mistakes; monitor; monitoring; multidisciplinary; multiple; nail; naming; negative; negatively; neon; neonatal; non-adherence; non-threatening; nosocomial; notes; nullify; numerous; nurse; object; office; online; opportunity; opposing; optimal; outsider; page; part; past; patient; penalty; percent; perform; performing; periodically; perioperative; personnel; pink; place; placing; play; player; police; population; possibly; poster; potentiate; powerful; practices; pre-wash; precise; preference; preparation; present; preventing; prevention; producers; product; products; program; programme; proper; properly; proportion; protocol; provided; providers; published; queried; quickly; raise; rates; re-gloving; reactions; reading; reason; recently; recognize; recommended; reduce; reducing; regular; reinforcing; released; remember; remind; reminding; removal; reportedly; reports; research; residual; residue; responded; responses; revised; risk; routinely; rub; rubs; satisfied; scarlet; scrubs; select; senior; showed; shown; signage; significant; simple; simplest; site; skin; slippage; small; soap-and-water; soaps; specialist; specifically; squirt; staff; staphylococci; steps; sticker; stuck; study; substance; substantial; suggest; supply; support; surgical; survey; susceptibility; sustain; sweaty; synergistic; tactile; team; tended; test; thick; thinking; three-year; time; tool; top; towel; towel-aided; towel-dry; traditional; trial; tucked; turns; understanding; user; variations; verbiage; versus; viewed; vivo; volume; wash; watchful; waterless; week; widely; work; worker; works; worn; wrong; yellow
© Copyright Herrin Publishing Partners LP. REPRODUCTION OF THIS COPYRIGHTED CONTENT IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. We encourage LINKING to this content; view our linking policy here.