Strategy for improving and maintaining compliance with adequate hospital hand hygiene practices

M.A. Aldeyab, N. Baldwin, J.C. McElnay, M.G. Scott, M. McNally, M.P. Kearney

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LanguageEnglish
Pages87-88
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Hospital Infection
Volume77
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2011

Keywords

  • Clostridium difficile infection
  • controlled study
  • hand washing
  • hospital hygiene
  • hospital infection
  • hospital personnel
  • letter
  • medical audit
  • nonhuman
  • Attitude of Health Personnel
  • Great Britain
  • Guideline Adherence
  • Handwashing
  • Hospitals
  • Humans
  • Infection Control

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Aldeyab, M. A., Baldwin, N., McElnay, J. C., Scott, M. G., McNally, M., & Kearney, M. P. (2011). Strategy for improving and maintaining compliance with adequate hospital hand hygiene practices. Journal of Hospital Infection, 77(1), 87-88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2010.09.016
Aldeyab, M.A. ; Baldwin, N. ; McElnay, J.C. ; Scott, M.G. ; McNally, M. ; Kearney, M.P. / Strategy for improving and maintaining compliance with adequate hospital hand hygiene practices. In: Journal of Hospital Infection. 2011 ; Vol. 77, No. 1. pp. 87-88.
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Aldeyab, MA, Baldwin, N, McElnay, JC, Scott, MG, McNally, M & Kearney, MP 2011, 'Strategy for improving and maintaining compliance with adequate hospital hand hygiene practices', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 77, no. 1, pp. 87-88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2010.09.016

Strategy for improving and maintaining compliance with adequate hospital hand hygiene practices. / Aldeyab, M.A.; Baldwin, N.; McElnay, J.C.; Scott, M.G.; McNally, M.; Kearney, M.P.

In: Journal of Hospital Infection, Vol. 77, No. 1, 01.2011, p. 87-88.

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