Hand Washing and Physicians: How to Get Them Together

@article{Salemi2002HandWA,
  title={Hand Washing and Physicians: How to Get Them Together},
  author={Charles S Salemi and Maria T. Canola and Enid K. Eck},
  journal={Infection Control \&\#x0026; Hospital Epidemiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={23},
  pages={32 - 35}
}
Abstract Objective: To determine the motivating and behavioral factors responsible for improving compliance with hand washing among physicians. Design: Five unobtrusive, observational studies recording hand washing after direct patient contact, with study results reported to physicians. Setting: A 450-bed hospital in a health maintenance organization with an 18-bed medical-surgical intensive care unit (ICU) and a 12-bed cardiac care unit. Methods: An infectious disease physician met… Expand
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