More than hand hygiene is needed to affect methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clinical indicator rates: clean hands save lives, part IV.

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OBJECTIVE To examine whether improved hand hygiene compliance in health care workers after a statewide hand hygiene campaign in New South Wales hospitals was associated with a fall in rates of infection with multiresistant organisms. DESIGN AND SETTING Data on rates of new methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections (expressed as four… (More)

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@article{McLaws2009MoreTH, title={More than hand hygiene is needed to affect methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clinical indicator rates: clean hands save lives, part IV.}, author={Mary-Louise McLaws and Annette C Pantle and Kimberley R Fitzpatrick and Clifford F Hughes}, journal={The Medical journal of Australia}, year={2009}, volume={191 8 Suppl}, pages={S26-31} }