Assessment of alternative hand hygiene regimens to improve skin health among neonatal intensive care unit nurses.

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OBJECTIVE The frequent handwashing and gloving required in high-risk, high-volume patient care areas such as critical care units damages skin of the hands. The purpose of this exploratory study was to compare 2 hand care regimens (traditional antiseptic wash with chlorhexidine-containing detergent versus mild soap wash with subsequent alcohol-based rinse… (More)

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@article{Larson2000AssessmentOA, title={Assessment of alternative hand hygiene regimens to improve skin health among neonatal intensive care unit nurses.}, author={Elaine L. Larson and M R Silberger and Kathleen Jakob and Susan Whittier and L. Lai and Phyllis Della Latta and Lisa M Saiman}, journal={Heart & lung : the journal of critical care}, year={2000}, volume={29 2}, pages={136-42} }