Research for infection protection
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Overview of studies that were published by the HARTMANN 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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21. 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.
22. 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
23. 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.
24. 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.
25. STUDY: How can compliance with hand hygiene be improved in specialized areas of a university hospital?  
Author: Scheithauer, S. / Lemmen, S.W. (2013)
Source: J Hosp Infect 2013, 83 (S 1): 17–22
26. STUDY: 'My five moments for hand hygiene': a user-centred design approach to understand, train, monitor and report hand hygiene  
Author: Sax et al. (2010)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection 2010, 67 (1): 9-21.
27. STUDY: Primary prevention in healthcare employees: a prospective intervention study with a 3-year training period  
Author: Löffler et al. (2006)
Source: Contact Dermatitis 2006, 54: 202–209
28. STUDY: Hand hygiene for the prevention of nosocomial infections  
Author: Kampf, G./Löffler, H./Gastmeier, P. (2009)
Source: Dtsch. Ärztebl. Int. 2009, 106 (40): 649–655
29. STUDY: The influence of hand hygiene prior to insertion of peripheral venous catheters on the frequency of complications  
Author: Hirschmann et al (2001)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection 2001, 49 (3): 199–203
30. STUDY: Attitudes and beliefs about hand hygiene among paediatric residents: a qualitative study  
Author: Dixit et al. (2012)
Source: BMJ Open 2012;2: e002188. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2012-002188
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