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Lydon S, Power M, McSharry J, et al. Crit Care Med. 2017;45:e1165-e1172.
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.
Journal Article > Study
Minimizing errors of omission: Behavioural rEenforcement of Heparin to Avert Venous Emboli: The BEHAVE Study.
McMullin J, Cook D, Griffith L, et al. Crit Care Med. 2006;34:694-699.
The investigators implemented an evidenced-based thromboprophylaxis guideline for medical-surgical intensive care unit patients and found that it significantly altered heparin prescribing behaviors.