Handwashing frequencies in an intensive care unit


Karabey S., Ay P. , Derbentli S., Nakipoglu Y., Esen F.

JOURNAL OF HOSPITAL INFECTION, cilt.50, ss.36-41, 2002 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 50 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2002
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1053/jhin.2001.1132
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF HOSPITAL INFECTION
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.36-41

Özet

As most nosocomial infections are thought to be transmitted by the hands of healthcare workers, handwashing is considered the single most important intervention to prevent nosocomial infections. However, previous studies have shown that handwashing practices are poor, especially among medical personnel.