A tool to assess barriers to adherence to hand hygiene guideline.

  title={A tool to assess barriers to adherence to hand hygiene guideline.},
  author={Elaine L. Larson},
  journal={American journal of infection control},
  volume={32 1},
This Brief Report presents results of preliminary testing of a tool, "Attitudes Regarding Practice Guidelines," adapted from previous work by Cabana et al to examine barriers to adherence to practice guidelines. In a small sample of 21 clinicians (10 infectious disease physicians and 11 clinical nurses), the test-retest reliability was.86 and Chronbach alpha was.80, indicating acceptable levels of stability. It is recommended that the instrument undergo further testing and adaptation as a… CONTINUE READING

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