Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Improving hand-washing practices by changing practice

This newspaper article highlights the findings of a forthcoming study into hand-washing practices in America, and shows how a simple change in signage can improve practice.

Getting doctors to wash their hands
A O'Connor
New York Times
1st September 2011

Read more here.

Original study:
It's not all about me: motivating hand hygiene among health care professionals by focusing on patients
AM Grant, DA Hofmann
Psychological Science, 2011, November 10th

Read the abstract here.

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