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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… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
BACKGROUND The WHO regards hand hygiene as an essential tool for the prevention of nosocomial infection, but compliance in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BackgroundDespite the increasing promotion of alcohol-based hand rubs and the worldwide use of ethanol-based hand rubs in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Handwashing is the most effective and economic intervention shown to reduce nosocomial infection rates. However… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
 
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
A technique for assessing the immediate and prolonged efficacy of surgical scrubs and alcoholic hand rubs is described. A mean… Expand
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Review
1986
Review
1986
  • G. Reybrouck
  • The Journal of hospital infection
  • 1986
  • Corpus ID: 3829748
One of the most efficient methods of restricting the transfer of infectious material from one patient to another is by the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Abstract The purpose of hygienic hand disinfection is to render hands safe after contact with pathogens. Comparing effects of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
A standardised test procedure is described in which finger-tips are inoculated with broth cultures of organisms (Staphylococcus… Expand
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
In a prolonged field trial a 4% chlorhexidine digluconate detergent scrub (Hibiscrub(R)), that had earlier proved to be an… Expand
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