Hand hygiene among nurses in Turkey: opinions and practices.

  title={Hand hygiene among nurses in Turkey: opinions and practices.},
  author={Asiye Durmaz Akyol},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  volume={16 3},
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES This study aims to identify nurses' practices and opinions of handwashing during routine patient care. BACKGROUND Transmission of microorganisms from the hands of healthcare workers is the main source of cross-infection in hospitals and can be prevented by handwashing. DESIGN AND METHODS A questionnaire survey was used for this study. A total of 129 clinical nurses at University of Ege Faculty of Medicine Application and Investigation Hospital at Internal Medicine… CONTINUE READING

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