O084: Implementing a hand hygiene programme in the critical care department of galway university hospitals, Ireland: an interesting and challenging journey

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Results There was a significant decrease in central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection (CRBSI) rates following the programme implementation. CRBSI rates fell from 5.4 infections / 1,000 CVC days (95% confidence interval (CI) 3.1 – 9.5) in the baseline period to 0.8 (95% CI 0.3 – 2.1) during the 18 months of the programme. Hand hygiene compliance… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/2047-2994-2-S1-O84

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@inproceedings{Boo2013O084IA, title={O084: Implementing a hand hygiene programme in the critical care department of galway university hospitals, Ireland: an interesting and challenging journey}, author={T W Boo and J Davitt and C Greally and Mairead Commane and Belinda Hanahoe and Tjallie II van der Kooi and Jeremy Bates}, booktitle={Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control}, year={2013} }