Knowledge, attitude, and practice of hand hygiene among dentists practicing in Bangalore city – A cross-sectional survey

@inproceedings{Naik2014KnowledgeAA,
  title={Knowledge, attitude, and practice of hand hygiene among dentists practicing in Bangalore city – A cross-sectional survey},
  author={Sachin Naik and Sanjeev Balappa Khanagar and A Kumar and Sunil V. Vadavadagi and Hombesh Mayakonda Neelakantappa and Sujith Ramachandra},
  booktitle={Journal of International Society of Preventive & Community Dentistry},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Hand hygiene in dental practice is one of the most important parts of the infection control process to reduce the risk of transmitting microorganisms from provider to patient. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Hand Hygiene (HH) guidelines were published more than 5 years ago. The extent to which dental practitioners are aware of it and the extent to which alcohol-based hand sanitizers are used by dental practitioners are unknown. AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The aim of… CONTINUE READING