Journal of Hospital Infection

COVID-19 outbreak and healthcare worker behavioural change toward hand hygiene practices

This study used an automated hand hygiene recording system to measure HCW hand hygiene on entry to and exit from patient rooms throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The correlation between hand hygiene compliance and COVID-19 epidemiological data was analysed. Analysis of variance was performed to compare compliance rate during the different periods of the epidemic.

Source: COVID-19 outbreak and healthcare worker behavioural change toward hand hygiene practices