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Case Herlev Hospital

 

Overall aims of Yellowone Handsafe:

The overall long-term objective of the wearable hand rub dispenser is to improving hand hygiene among health professionals.

 

The purpose of direct observation:

This method is widely used in hospital settings. Direct observation is to observe the health care professionals washing or cleansing their hands in a critical “five moments of hand hygiene” recommended by World Health Organinsation. This method will be used to investigate whether the compliance of hand hygiene is better when the staff uses the wearable Yellowone Hansafe hand rub dispenser.

The hypothesis is that; better availability of alcohol-based hand rub for staff will increase hand hygiene compliance among health care professionals.

 

The tests are set to begin in June 2015.

 

The test results will be updatet along the way.

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