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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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135 results:
61. STUDY: Evaluation of antibiotic resistance in the frame of the surveillance system for nosocomial infections. Strong and weak points.  
Author: Serban R, Codita I. Source: Bacteriol Virusol Parazitol Epidemiol. 2010 Apr-Jun; 55(2):169-77. [Article in Romanian]  
62. STUDY: Evaluation of two methods of determining the efficacies of two alcohol-based hand rubs for surgical hand antisepsis  
Author: Kampf, G. / Ostermeyer, C. / Heeg, P. / Paulson, D. (2006) Source: Applied and Environmental Microbiology 2006; 76, 6: 3856-3861  
63. STUDY: Evidence-based multimodal hand hygiene intervention increases compliance from 45 % to 85 %  
Author: Day, C. (2009) Source: Day, C. Engaging the Nursing Workforce, Nursing Administration Quarterly, July/September 2009, Vol. 33, No. 3  
64. STUDY: Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase genes of Escherichia coli in chicken meat and humans in the Netherlands  
Author: Overdevest I. et. al. Source: Emerging Infectious Diseases - - Vol. 17, No. 7, July 2011  
65. STUDY: Factors influencing the area output of pre-saturated disposable wipes for cleaning and disinfecting surfaces in the healthcare setting  
Author: Schweins et al. (2015) Source: Schweins et al. Einflussfaktoren auf die Flächenleistung wirkstoffgetränkter Einmal-Wischtücher zur Reinigung und Desinfektion im medizinischen Bereich.  
66. STUDY: Getting doctors to clean their hands: lead the followers  
Author: Haessler et al. Source: BMJ Qual Saf 2012;21:499-502  
67. STUDY: Hand hygiene after touching a patient's surroundings: the opportunities most commonly missed  
Author: Fitzgerald, G./ Moore, G./ Wilson, A.P.R. Source: J Hosp Infect. 2013 Mar 1. pii: S0195-6701(13)00048-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2013.01.008. [Epub ahead of print]  
68. 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  
69. STUDY: Hand hygiene monitoring technology: a systematic review of efficacy  
Author: Srigley et al. (2015) Source: Srigley et al. Hand hygiene monitoring technology: a systematic review of efficacy. Journal of Hospital Infection (2015) 89: 51‐60  
70. STUDY: Hand-touch contact assessment of high-touch and mutual-touch surfaces among healthcare workers, patients, and visitors  
Author: Cheng, V. C. C. / Chau, P. H. / Lee, W. M. / Yo, S. K. Y. / Lee, D. W. Y. / So, S. Y. C. / Wong, S. C. Y. / Tai, J. W. M. / Yuen, K. Y. (2015) Source: Journal of Hospital Infection 2015; 90:  
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