Research for infection protection
DISINFACTS Issue 1/2016

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KNOWLEDGE

How teamwork improves compliance

How teamwork improves compliance

Good teamwork is the basis for smooth processes in nursing wards. But can group processes also influence hand hygiene compliance or even increase it? A recent Dutch study investigated this question and revealed interesting results.

KNOWLEDGE

The defence strategies of bacteria

The defence strategies of bacteria

Antibiotics are often resorted to quickly to fight bacterial infections. However, microorganisms are frequently one step ahead – with many resistances. The range of mechanisms is highly diverse. DISINFACTS summarises the most important defence strategies.

INSIGHT

MDR network in Baden-Württemberg

MDR network in Baden-Württemberg

Networks change hygiene practice. Hence, Dr. med Doris Reick, Head of the General Hygiene, Infection Control Unit of the Baden-Württemberg Health Authorities (LGA BW) has been engaged for six years to create MDR networks and, at the same time, fill knowledge gaps. In the interview, she explains what she has been able to achieve.