Nosocomial Infections and Handwashing Essay by The Research Group

Nosocomial Infections and Handwashing
A research paper looking at nosocomial infections in hospital patients and whether handwashing helps prevents their spread.
# 72530 | 2,250 words | 10 sources | APA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Medical and Health (Medical Studies) , Medical and Health (General)

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This research paper looks at nosocomial infections in hospital patients and the effect that handwashing has on the spread of such infections. The paper further compares alcohol-based hand rubs with soap and water washing, and looks at the new Center for Disease Control guidelines for hand hygiene.

From the Paper:

"The hypothesis for this research project is that hand washing in a hospital setting helps prevent nosocomial infections among the patient population. The purpose of the research is to look at effective ways to promote routine effective hand washing in the hospital setting and look at its effect..."

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