Impact of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) multidimensional hand hygiene approach in 3 cities in Brazil.

@article{Medeiros2015ImpactOT,
  title={Impact of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) multidimensional hand hygiene approach in 3 cities in Brazil.},
  author={Eduardo Alexandrino S{\'e}rvolo Medeiros and Gorki Grinberg and V{\'i}ctor Daniel Rosenthal and Daniela Bicudo Angelieri and Iselde Buchner Ferreira and Raquel Bauer Cechinel and Bruna Boaria Zanandrea and Carolina Rohnkohl and M. Regalin and Jamile Leda Spessatto and Ricardo Scopel Pasini and Shaline Ferla},
  journal={American journal of infection control},
  year={2015},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={
          10-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND Hand hygiene (HH) is the main tool for cross-infection prevention, but adherence to guidelines is low in limited-resource countries, and there are not available published data from Brazil. METHODS This is an observational, prospective, interventional, before-and-after study conducted in 4 intensive care units in 4 hospitals, which are members of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC), from June 2006-April 2008. The study was divided into a 3-month… CONTINUE READING

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