Research for infection protection
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Overview of studies that were published by the BODE SCIENCE CENTER alone or jointly with other scientists


Infection Protection at the Core of Science

Scientifically looking into infection protection is a vital part of ongoing efforts to improve the safety for patients and medical staff. Every day, scientists are working on recognising and evaluating infection risks to establish a sound basis for ideal hygiene management.

Here, you will find a selection of latest studies, expert interviews and discussions, and comments on infection prevention.

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11. STUDY: Systematic qualitative literature review of health care workers' compliance with hand hygiene guidelines  
Author: Smiddy M.P. / O’Connell R. / Creedon S.A. (2015)
Source: Smiddy, P. et al. Systemic qualitative literature review of health care workers’ compliance with hand hygiene guidelines,...
12. STUDY: Effect of hand sanitiser location on hand hygiene compliance  
Author: Cure L. / Van Enk R. (2015)
Source: Cure, L., Van Enk, R.: Effect of hand sanitizer location on hand hygiene compliance. American Journal of Infection Control, 2015, Vol. 43: 917-921
13. STUDY: A multimodal intervention to improve hand hygiene in ICUs in Buenos Aires, Argentina: a stepped wedge trial  
Author: Rodriguez, V. / Giuffre, C. / Villa, S. / Almada, G. / Prasopa-Plaizier, N. / Gogna, M. / Gibbons, L. / García Elorrio, E. (2015)
Source: Rodriguez, V. et al. A multimodal intervention...
14. STUDY: Comparative efficacy of interventions to promote hand hygiene in hospital: systematic review and network meta-analysis  
Author: Luangasanatip, N. / Hongsuwan, M. / Limmathurotsakul, D. / Lubell, Y. / Lee, A. S. / Harbarth, S. / Day, N. P. J. / Graves, N. / Cooper, B. S. (2015)
Source: Luangasanatip,N. et al....
15. STUDY: Potential burden of antibiotic resistance on surgery and cancer chemotherapy antibiotic prophylaxis in the USA: a literature review and modelling study  
Author: Teillant, A. / Gandra, S. / Barther, D. /Morgan, DJ. /Laxminarayan, R. (2015)
Source: Teillant, A. et al.Lancet Infect Dis 2015, 15:1429-37
16. STUDY: Comparison of environmental MRSA levels on high-touch surfaces in contact isolation and noncontact isolation patient rooms  
Author: Villamaria, F. C. / Berlanga, G. / Ganachari-Mallappa, N. / Stock, E. M. / Zeber, J. E. / Jinadatha, C. (2015)
Source: Villamaria, F. C. et al. Infection Control & Hospital...
17. STUDY: Contamination of healthcare personnel during removal of personal protective equipment  
Author: Tomas, M. E. / Kundrapu, S. / Thota, P. et al. (2015)
Source: JAMA Intern Med. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.4535. Published online October 12, 2015.
18. STUDY: Patient safety begins with proper planning: A quantitative method to improve hospital design  
Author: Birnbach, D. J. / Nevo, I. / Scheinman, S. R. / Fitzpatrick, M. / Shekhther, I. / Lombard, J. L. (2010)
Source: Qual Saf Health Care 2010; 19: 462-465. doi: 10.1136/qshc.2008.031013
19. STUDY: Impact of a team and leaders-directed strategy to improve nurses’ adherence to hand hygiene guidelines: A cluster randomised trial  
Author: Huis, A. / Schoonhoven, L. / Grol, R. / Donders, R. / Hulscher, M. / van Achterberg, T. (2013)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Studies 50 (2013)0464-474.
20. STUDY: Understanding practice: factors that influence physician hand hygiene compliance  
Author: Squires, J. / Linklater, S. / Grimshaw, J. M. et al. (2014)
Source: Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2014; 35 (12): 1511-1520.
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