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Analysis of Hand Hygiene Practices of Health Care Personnels
Oh, Hyang Soon;
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 Abstract
Hand hygiene(HH)of the health care personnels(HCPs) was the most effective method to prevent the transmission of healthcare associated infections. This study was conducted to measure and analysis the status of the HH compliance of HCPs. Data were collected by the direct observation methods of the World Health Organizations(WHO) using WHO`s HH monitoring tool kits from 25th October to 31th December, 2010. Data were analyzed by descriptive statistics, cross analysis, multiple logistic analysis using the SPSS/PC 21 program. A total of 8,644 opportunities for HH were observed, and the overall HH compliance rate was 94.1%. HH rates of physicians was lowest(83.4%; OR: 0.209, 95%CI:0.174-0.252). HH rates were statistically different by the job titles(p<0.001), WHO`s 5 moments(p<0.001). HH rates in registered nurses(p
 Keywords
Cross infection;Hand hygiene;Health care personnel;Infection control;World Health Organization;
 Language
Korean
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