Hospital Medicine: Current Concepts: Hand Hygiene: A Handbook for Medical Professionals

Editor/Author Pittet, Didier, Boyce, John M. and Allegranzi, Benedetta
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-1-118-84686-5
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 57
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: June 2019
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The first comprehensive, authoritative review of one of the most fundamental and important issues in infection control and patient safety, hand hygiene. Developed and presented by the world's leading scholar-clinicians, Hand Hygiene is an essential resource for all medical professionals.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Tables
  • List of Illustrations
  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • Foreword
  • Chapter 1: The Burden of Healthcare-Associated Infection
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 2: Historical Perspectives
  • References
  • Chapter 3: Flora and Physiology of Normal Skin
  • Key Messages
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 4: Dynamics of Hand Transmission
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 5: Mathematical Models of Handborne Transmission of Nosocomial Pathogens
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 6: Methodological Issues in Hand Hygiene Science
  • Key Messages
  • Methodological challenges and Recommendations
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 7: Statistical Issues: How to Overcome the Complexity of Data Analysis in Hand Hygiene Research?
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 8: Hand Hygiene Agents
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 9: Methods to Evaluate the Antimicrobial Efficacy of Hand Hygiene Agents
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 10: Hand Hygiene Technique
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 11: Compliance with Hand Hygiene Best Practices
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 12: Barriers to Compliance
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 13: Physicians and Hand Hygiene
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 14: Surgical Hand Preparation
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 15: Skin Reaction to Hand Hygiene
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 16: Alcohol-Based Handrub Safety
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 17: Rinse, Gel, Foam, Soap … Selecting an Agent
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 18: Behavior and Hand Hygiene
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Additional References
  • Chapter 19: Hand Hygiene Promotion Strategies
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 20: My Five Moments for Hand Hygiene
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 21: System Change
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 22: Education of Healthcare Professionals
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 23: Glove Use and Hand Hygiene
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 24: Monitoring Hand Hygiene Performance
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 25: Performance Feedback
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 26: Marketing Hand Hygiene
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 27: Human Factors Design
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 28: Institutional Safety Climate
  • Key messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 29: Personal Accountability for Hand Hygiene
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know and Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 30: Patient Participation and Empowerment
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 31: Religion and Hand Hygiene
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 32: Hand Hygiene Promotion from the US Perspective: Putting WHO and CDC Guidelines into Practice
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know and Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 33: WHO Multimodal Promotion Strategy
  • Key messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 34: Monitoring Your Institution (Hand Hygiene Self-Assessment Framework)
  • Key Messages
  • What We Do Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 35: National Hand Hygiene Campaigns
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 36: Hand Hygiene Campaigning: From One Hospital to the Entire Country
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know and Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 37: Improving Hand Hygiene through Joint Commission Accreditation and the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 38: A Worldwide WHO Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Campaign
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 39: The Economic Impact of Improved Hand Hygiene
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 40: Hand Hygiene: Key Principles for the Manager
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know and Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 41: Effect of Hand Hygiene on Infection Rates
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 42A: Hand Hygiene in Specific Patient Populations and Situations: Critically Ill Patients
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 42B: Hand Hygiene in Specific Patient Populations and Situations: Neonates and Pediatrics
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 42C: Hand Hygiene in Long-Term Care Facilities and Home Care
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Additional References
  • Chapter 42D: Hand Hygiene in Ambulatory Care
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 42E: Hand Hygiene in Hemodialysis
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 42F: Hand Hygiene in Specific Patient Populations and Situations: Anesthesiology
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 43: Hand Hygiene in Resource-Poor Settings
  • Key messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 44A: Role of Hand Hygiene in MRSA Control
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 44B: Role of Hand Hygiene in Clostridium difficile Control
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 44C: Role of Hand Hygiene in Respiratory Diseases Including Influenza
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 44D: Handborne Spread of Noroviruses and its Interruption
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do Not Know – The Uncertain
  • Research Agenda
  • References
  • Chapter 45: Conducting a Literature Review on Hand Hygiene
  • Key Messages
  • What We Know – The Evidence
  • What We Do not Know and Research Agenda
  • References
  • Appendix