Outcomes from the first 2 years of the Australian National Hand Hygiene Initiative.

@article{Grayson2011OutcomesFT,
  title={Outcomes from the first 2 years of the Australian National Hand Hygiene Initiative.},
  author={M Lindsay Grayson and Philip L Russo and Marilyn Cruickshank and Jacqui L Bear and Christine A Gee and Clifford F. Hughes and Paul D R Johnson and Rebecca L. McCann and Alison Jane Mcmillan and Brett G Mitchell and Christine E. Selvey and Robin E. Smith and Irene J Wilkinson},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2011},
  volume={195 10},
  pages={
          615-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To report outcomes from the first 2 years of the National Hand Hygiene Initiative (NHHI), a hand hygiene (HH) culture-change program implemented in all Australian hospitals to improve health care workers' HH compliance, increase use of alcohol-based hand rub and reduce the risk of health care-associated infections. DESIGN AND SETTING The HH program was based on the World Health Organization 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene program, and included standardised educational materials and a… CONTINUE READING

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