Low Compliance to Handwashing Program and High Nosocomial Infection in a Brazilian Hospital

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Lizandra Ferreira de Almeida e Borges; Lilian Alves Rocha; Maria José Nunes; Paulo Pinto Gontijo Filho; (2012)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Limited
  • Journal: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases,volume 2,012 (issn: 1687-708X, eissn: 1687-7098)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2012/579681, pmc: PMC3375026
  • Subject: Research Article | RC109-216 | Infectious and parasitic diseases | Article Subject

Background. It is a fact that hand hygiene prevents nosocomial infection, but compliance with recommended instructions is commonly poor. The purpose of this study was to implement a hand hygiene program for increase compliance with hand hygiene and its relationship with... View more
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