MediHandTrace ®: a tool for measuring and understanding hand hygiene adherence.

  title={MediHandTrace ®: a tool for measuring and understanding hand hygiene adherence.},
  author={Sophia Boudjema and Jean Charles Dufour and A Soto Aladro and I Desquerres and Philippe Brouqui},
  journal={Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  volume={20 1},
The proper implementation of hand hygiene at key moments during patient care is the most important means of preventing healthcare-associated infection. Although there are many programmes aimed at enhancing hand hygiene, the compliance of healthcare workers (HCWs) remains incredibly low. One limiting factor is the lack of standardized measures and reports of hand hygiene opportunities. Direct observational audits have reported the weaknesses in this field. We report here a radiofrequency… CONTINUE READING
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