Source: Journal of Anesthesia 29/6 pp. 899-903
Date of publication: December 2015
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: A hospital in the US examined the effect of personal gel dispensers for staff on surgical hand hygiene compliance amongst an anaesthesia team. Before personal gel dispensers were provided compliance was 34% (23% before patient contact and 43% afterwards). After personal dispensers, compliance was 63% (53% before patient contact and 72% afterwards).
Length of publication: 5 pages