Friday, 4 May 2012

Evaluation of the national Cleanyourhands campaign to reduce infection in hospitals

"The Cleanyourhands campaign was associated with sustained increases in hospital procurement of alcohol rub and soap, which the results suggest has an important role in reducing rates of some healthcare associated infections."

Evaluation of the national Cleanyourhands campaign to reduce Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia and Clostridium difficile infection in hospitals in England and Wales by improved hand hygiene: four year, prospective, ecological, interrupted time series study
SP Stone, C Fuller, J Savage, B Cookson, A Hayward, B Cooper, G Duckworth, S Michie, M Murray, A Jeanes, J Roberts, L Teare, A Charlett
British Medical Journal, 2012, 344:e3005

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