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Interventions to improve hand hygiene compliance in the ICU: a systematic review.

Lydon S, Power M, McSharry J, et al. Interventions to Improve Hand Hygiene Compliance in the ICU. Crit Care Med. 2017;45(11). doi:10.1097/ccm.0000000000002691.

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November 29, 2017
Lydon S, Power M, McSharry J, et al. Crit Care Med. 2017;45.

This systematic review examined efforts to improve hand hygiene in critical care settings. Although many interventions were effective, poor methodological rigor and bundled interventions limited identification of best practices. A previous PSNet perspective discussed approaches to measuring and improving hand hygiene, including human factors engineering.

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Lydon S, Power M, McSharry J, et al. Interventions to Improve Hand Hygiene Compliance in the ICU. Crit Care Med. 2017;45(11). doi:10.1097/ccm.0000000000002691.