Replicating changes in hand hygiene in a surgical intensive care unit with remote video auditing and feedback.

Abstract:

:Using remote video auditing (RVA) and real-time feedback, we replicated health care workers hand hygiene in a second intensive care unit. During the first 4 weeks using RVA without feedback, the compliance rate was 30.42%. The rate during the 64-week postfeedback period (initial 16 and 48 weeks maintenance) with RVA and feedback exceeded 80% on average. These data demonstrate that improved hand hygiene was achieved and sustained with the use of RVA and feedback.

journal_name

Am J Infect Control

authors

Armellino D,Trivedi M,Law I,Singh N,Schilling ME,Hussain E,Farber B

doi

10.1016/j.ajic.2012.12.011

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2013-10-01 00:00:00

pages

925-7

issue

10

eissn

0196-6553

issn

1527-3296

pii

S0196-6553(13)00065-5

journal_volume

41

pub_type

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