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Assessment of Two Hand Hygiene Regimens for Intensive Care Unit Personnel

Citation

Larson, Elaine L.; Aiello, Allison E.; Bastyr, Jed; Lyle, Chris; Stahl, Julie B.; Cronquist, Alicia; Lai, Lena; & Della-Latta, Phyllis (2001). Assessment of Two Hand Hygiene Regimens for Intensive Care Unit Personnel. Critical Care Medicine, 29(5), 944-51.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To compare skin condition and skin microbiology among intensive care unit personnel using one of two randomly assigned hand hygiene regimens: a 2% chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG)-containing traditional antiseptic wash and a waterless handrub containing 61% ethanol with emollients (ALC).

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00003246-200105000-00007

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Critical Care Medicine

Author(s)

Larson, Elaine L.
Aiello, Allison E.
Bastyr, Jed
Lyle, Chris
Stahl, Julie B.
Cronquist, Alicia
Lai, Lena
Della-Latta, Phyllis

Year Published

2001

Volume Number

29

Issue Number

5

Pages

944-51

Reference ID

8414