Hand hygiene knowledge, perception and practice of healthcare workers in a Turkish university hospital intensive care unit


SİLİ U. , Ay P. , Bilgin H. , HIDIROĞLU S. , KORTEN V.

JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, cilt.13, ss.744-749, 2019 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 13 Konu: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3855/jidc.10916
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.744-749

Özet

Introduction: While improvement of hand hygiene (HH) compliance is considered as the best approach to reduce healthcare-associated infections, the instructional interventions in HH among healthcare workers of intensive care unit (ICU) of our hospital was not successful enough. The following study was conducted to evaluate HH knowledge, perception, practice and effectiveness of the trainings among healthcare workers of ICU in our hospital.