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Improving compliance with hand hygiene in hospitals.

This article reviews the reported barriers to appropriate hand hygiene and factors associated with poor compliance. A framework that includes parameters to be considered for hand hygiene promotion is proposed, based on epidemiological evidence and review of the current knowledge. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2000;21:381-386.

Author: Pittet D

Published: 01/01/2000

Publication Type: Journal article

Publisher: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology