Bo Martin Bibby

Effect of correctly using alcohol-based hand rub in a clinical setting

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Effect of correctly using alcohol-based hand rub in a clinical setting. / Laustsen, Sussie; Lund, Elisabeth; Bibby, Bo Martin; Kristensen, Brian; Thulstrup, Ane Marie; Kjølseth Møller, Jens.

In: Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, Vol. 29, No. 10, 2008, p. 954-6.

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Laustsen, Sussie ; Lund, Elisabeth ; Bibby, Bo Martin ; Kristensen, Brian ; Thulstrup, Ane Marie ; Kjølseth Møller, Jens. / Effect of correctly using alcohol-based hand rub in a clinical setting. In: Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 2008 ; Vol. 29, No. 10. pp. 954-6.

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title = "Effect of correctly using alcohol-based hand rub in a clinical setting",
abstract = "We evaluated hand antisepsis in clinical practice at Aarhus University Hospital in Skejby, Denmark. The rate of compliance with the correct use of alcohol-based hand rub exceeded 55{\%} of all routine clinical procedures observed. With the correct use of alcohol-based hand rub by hospital staff, bacterial counts were reduced by 90{\%} before and 82{\%} after a clinical procedure; with incorrect use, the bacterial counts were reduced by 60{\%} before and 54{\%} after a clinical procedure.",
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T1 - Effect of correctly using alcohol-based hand rub in a clinical setting

AU - Laustsen, Sussie

AU - Lund, Elisabeth

AU - Bibby, Bo Martin

AU - Kristensen, Brian

AU - Thulstrup, Ane Marie

AU - Kjølseth Møller, Jens

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N2 - We evaluated hand antisepsis in clinical practice at Aarhus University Hospital in Skejby, Denmark. The rate of compliance with the correct use of alcohol-based hand rub exceeded 55% of all routine clinical procedures observed. With the correct use of alcohol-based hand rub by hospital staff, bacterial counts were reduced by 90% before and 82% after a clinical procedure; with incorrect use, the bacterial counts were reduced by 60% before and 54% after a clinical procedure.

AB - We evaluated hand antisepsis in clinical practice at Aarhus University Hospital in Skejby, Denmark. The rate of compliance with the correct use of alcohol-based hand rub exceeded 55% of all routine clinical procedures observed. With the correct use of alcohol-based hand rub by hospital staff, bacterial counts were reduced by 90% before and 82% after a clinical procedure; with incorrect use, the bacterial counts were reduced by 60% before and 54% after a clinical procedure.

KW - Antisepsis

KW - Bacteria

KW - Colony Count, Microbial

KW - Cross Infection

KW - Denmark

KW - Ethanol

KW - Hand

KW - Handwashing

KW - Hospitals, University

KW - Humans

KW - Infection Control

KW - Personnel, Hospital

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JO - Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology

JF - Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology

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