Ambulance personnel adherence to hygiene routines: still protecting ourselves but not the patient

@article{Emanuelsson2013AmbulancePA,
  title={Ambulance personnel adherence to hygiene routines: still protecting ourselves but not the patient},
  author={L. Emanuelsson and L. Karlsson and M. Castr{\'e}n and V. Lindstr{\"o}m},
  journal={European Journal of Emergency Medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={20},
  pages={281–285}
}
  • L. Emanuelsson, L. Karlsson, +1 author V. Lindström
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Emergency Medicine
  • Objectives It is well known that adherence to hygiene routines leads to increased quality of care and safety for patients and personnel in hospitals. However, there have been few studies describing hygiene in ambulances, despite the fact that many patients receive advanced medical care and treatment from ambulance services before arriving at an emergency department. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to describe the adherence of ambulance personnel to hygiene routines in the ambulances… CONTINUE READING
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