Hand Disinfection

Known as: Disinfection, Hand 
The act of cleansing the hands with water or other liquid, with or without the inclusion of soap or other detergent, for the purpose of destroying… (More)
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2009
Review
2009
BACKGROUND The WHO regards hand hygiene as an essential tool for the prevention of nosocomial infection, but compliance in… (More)
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2008
2008
BACKGROUND Recent data indicate that full efficacy of a hand rub preparation for hygienic hand disinfection can be achieved… (More)
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2005
2005
The aim of this study was to determine the efficacy of a propanol-based hand rub at application times shorter than 3 min. The… (More)
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2003
2003
In some countries, alcohol-based hand gels are used for hygienic hand disinfection but their efficacy and suitability for… (More)
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2003
2003
BACKGROUND Handwashing is the most effective and economic intervention shown to reduce nosocomial infection rates. However… (More)
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2002
2002
The impact of teaching interventions and the availability of additional dispensers for alcoholic hand disinfection was measured… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We investigated whether rubbing with an alcohol solution increases compliance with hand disinfection in a medical intensive care… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
 
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1984
1984
The purpose of hygienic hand disinfection is to render hands safe after contact with pathogens. Comparing effects of disinfection… (More)
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1978
1978
A standardised test procedure is described in which finger-tips are inoculated with broth cultures of organisms (Staphylococcus… (More)
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