Systematic Review of Studies on Compliance with Hand Hygiene Guidelines in Hospital Care

@article{Erasmus2010SystematicRO,
  title={Systematic Review of Studies on Compliance with Hand Hygiene Guidelines in Hospital Care},
  author={Vicki Erasmus and Thea J Daha and Hans Brug and Jan Hendrik Richardus and Myra D Behrendt and Margreet C. Vos and Ed F. van Beeck},
  journal={Infection Control \&\#x0026; Hospital Epidemiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={31},
  pages={283 - 294}
}
Objectives. To assess the prevalence and correlates of compliance and noncompliance with hand hygiene guidelines in hospital care. Design. A systematic review of studies published before January 1, 2009, on observed or self-reported compliance rates. Methods. Articles on empirical studies written in English and conducted on general patient populations in industrialized countries were included. The results were grouped by type of healthcare worker before and after patient contact. Correlates… 
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