Hand Hygiene Compliance Rates in the United States -- A One-Year Multicenter Collaboration Using Product/Volume Usage Measurement and Feedback.
McGuckin M, et al. | American Journal of Medical Quality | 2009

Hand-hygiene is considered to be the single most important factor in the prevention of infection. A study of hand-hygiene compliance rates through direct observation, self-reporting, and indirect calculation based on product usage, revealed that compliance is universally low - between 26% and 36%. 

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  • Clinical Focus: Infection Prevention
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  • Reference: McGuckin M, Waterman R, Govednik J. Hand hygiene compliance rates in the United States --a one-year multicenter collaboration using product/volume usage measurement and feedback. American Journal of Medical Quality. 2009; 24(3): 205-13