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Evidence base for hand hygiene

The cleanyourhands campaign has been designed taking into consideration seminal research in the area of hand hygiene. Please search for evidence via the NHS Evidence search box below. Alternatively, you can search the cleanyourhands repository which is below the NHS Evidence search box.

 

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cleanyourhands repository

AuthorTitleJournal and volumeYearCategories
Randle J, Clarke M, Storr J.Hand hygiene compliance in healthcare workersJournal of Hospital Infection; 64(3):205-2092006Hand hygiene practice, Behaviour and compliance
Randle J, Clarke M, Storr J. Hand hygiene compliance in healthcare workersJournal of Hospital Infection; 2006; 64(3)2006Hand hygiene practice, Behaviour and compliance
Raskind CH, Worley S, Vinski J, Goldfarb JHand hygiene compliance rates after an educational intervention in a neonatal intensive care unit;...Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology2007Hand hygiene practice, Behaviour and compliance
Render ML, Brungs S, Kotagal U, Nicholson M, Burns P, Ellis D et al. Evidence-based practice to reduce central line infectionsJournal on Quality & Patient Safety; 2006; 32(5):253-2612006Hand hygiene practice, Policy and guidance
Richards CL, Jr. Infection control in long-term care facilitiesJournal of the American Medical Directors Association; 2007; 8(3):S18-NaN2007Policy and guidance
Rocha LA, Ferreira de Almeida E Borges, Gontijo Filho PPChanges in hands microbiota associated with skin damage because of hand hygiene procedures on the...American Journal of Infection Control; 37(2):155-9. 2009Hand hygiene campaigns
Rollins G.A goal unrealized: hand hygiene complianceTrustee 2008; 61(8):35-36.2008Hand hygiene practice, Behaviour and compliance
Rome M, Sabel A, Price CS, Mehler PSHand hygiene complianceJournal of Hospital Infection; 65(2).2007Hand hygiene practice, Behaviour and compliance
Rosenthal VD, Guzman S, Safdar N. Reduction in nosocomial infection with improved hand hygiene in intensive care units of a tertiary...American Journal of Infection Control; 2005; 33(7):392-3982005Policy and guidance, Behaviour and compliance
Rupp ME, Fitzgerald T, Puumala S, Anderson JR, Craig R, Iwen PC et al. Prospective, controlled, cross-over trial of alcohol-based hand gel in critical care unitsInfection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, 2008; 29(1):8-162008Hand hygiene products and technologies, Hand hygiene practice