Poor hospital infection control practice in hand hygiene, glove utilization, and usage of tourniquets


Sacar S., Turgut H., Kaleli I., Cevahir N., Asan A., Sacar M., ...More

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, vol.34, no.9, pp.606-609, 2006 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ajic.2006.02.006
  • Journal Name: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.606-609

Abstract

Background: Hospital-acquired infection often occurs because of lapses in accepted standards of practice on the part of health care personnel. The aim of this study is to attract attention on poor hospital infection control practice in venepuncture and use of tourniquets and emphasize the importance of hand hygiene.