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    • Hand hygiene compliance in the intensive care unit: A systematic review 

      Lambe, Kathryn Ann; Lydon, Sinéad; Madden, Caoimhe; Vellinga, Akke; Hehir, Aoife; Walsh, Mary; O'Connor, Paul (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2019-09)
      Abstract Objectives: To synthesize the literature describing compliance with World Health Organization hand hygiene guidelines in ICUs, to evaluate the quality of extant research, and to examine differences in compliance ...
    • Irish policy-makers' perceptions of barriers and facilitators to hand hygiene compliance 

      Madden, Caoimhe; Lydon, Sinéad; Lambe, Kathryn; O'Connor, Paul (Irish Medical Organisation, 2019-04)
      Introduction Despite its’ role in infection prevention, hand hygiene (HH) compliance rates in healthcare settings remain sub-optimal. Little research has examined policy-makers’ perceptions of contributory barriers and ...
    • Psychometric evaluation of a measure of factors influencing hand hygiene behaviour to inform intervention 

      Lydon, Sinéad; Greally, Cathriona; Tujjar, Omar; Reddy, Kiran; Lambe, Kathryn; Madden, Caoimhe; Walsh, Chloe; Fox, Susan; O'Connor, Paul (Hospital Infection Society, 2019-02-12)
      Background Although the hand hygiene (HH) procedure is simple, the related behaviour is complex and is not readily understood, explained or changed. There is a need for practical tools to provide data that can guide ...