Authors:HJ Feith, Á Lehotsky, Á Lukács, E Gradvohl, R Füzi, S Darvay Mészárosné, I Krekó Bihariné, ZS Karacs, ZS Kiss Soósné, and A Falus
implementing all interventions. Our peer education programmes are based on different target education levels: preschool (3–6 years), elementary school (7–14 years), and secondary school (15–20 years).
Handhygiene interventions are frequently overlooked
National Healthcare Safety Network [ 7 ].
Of the various causes of HAI that have been identified, unclean hands are often considered to be unrecognized sources of transmission [ 8, 9 ]. Handhygiene (HH) and infections are inversely related. Strict
Authors:Ákos Lehotsky, László Szilágyi, Annamária Demeter-Iclănzan, Tamás Haidegger, and György Wéber
“Have we forgotten the lesson of Semmelweis?” – stands the question in Lancet  , referring to the generally weak handhygiene (HH) performance of physicians in hospitals. Fortunately, the 4% compliance rate
Authors:ZS. Molnár, L. Varga, G. Gyenes, Á. Lehotsky, E. Gradvohl, Á.J. Lukács, R.A. Füzi, A. Gézsi, A. Falus, and H.J. Feith
distinct infections [ 14 ]. Research studies among children showed that students, who followed the appropriate hand-hygiene rules, missed less school hours because of any illness, although many research studies were not well executed or reported [ 15
Authors:Bence Mogyoródi, Erzsébet Dunai, János Gál, and Zsolt Iványi
, nebulization, and 1-day nurse education. We educated all the ICU nurses on the importance of VAP prevention methods including the head-of-bed elevation, oral care, handhygiene, cuff pressure control, aseptic endotracheal suctioning technique, and handling of
health workers, handhygiene, semi-recumbent positioning (30°–45°), use of chlorhexidine gluconate in oral care, aspiration of subglottic secretions, use of a closed aspiration system, monitoring of gastric residual volume, control of the endotracheal