Effectiveness of hand hygiene education in a basic nursing school curricula.

@article{Kelckova2012EffectivenessOH,
  title={Effectiveness of hand hygiene education in a basic nursing school curricula.},
  author={Simona Kelc{\'i}kova and Zuzana {\vS}kodov{\'a} and Stefan Straka},
  journal={Public health nursing},
  year={2012},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={152-9}
}
OBJECTIVES Although hand hygiene (HH) is the cheapest and simplest tool for the prevention of hospital-acquired infections, poor HH compliance has been reported among health care professionals. A variety of factors influence the compliance with HH guidelines, the most important being the quality of the basic nursing education. The aims of this study were to analyze the effectiveness of the basic nursing education in relation to HH, and to explore the skills and attitudes toward HH among nursing… CONTINUE READING
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