A Study of Hand Hygiene in the Postanesthesia Care Unit — It ’ s about Time !

  • Published 2003
AS a hospital epidemiologist, my inclination when I reviewed the article by Pittet et al. entitled “Hand-cleansing during Postanesthesia Care” was to say, “It’s about time someone addressed this issue in the PACU”! In contrast, readers of the Journal may be asking, “What’s the big deal? These authors haven’t demonstrated that poor compliance with hand… CONTINUE READING