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BACKGROUND Measurement and monitoring of health care workers' hand hygiene compliance (i.e., actions/opportunities) is a key component of strategies to eliminate hospital-acquired infections. Little data exist on the expected number of hand hygiene opportunities (HHOs) in various hospital settings, however. The purpose of this study was to estimate HHOs in(More)
1 Introduction In order to enable lower limb amputees to regain natural and versatile walking patterns, the development of active ankle-foot prostheses is required. During locomotion, above-knee amputees show a lower walking speed for keeping the energy effort in the range of non-amputee walking [2]. To avoid this, prostheses with adaptable characteristics(More)
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