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Measurement and feedback of infection control process measures in the intensive care unit: Impact on compliance.

Authors
  • Berhe, Mezgebe1
  • Edmond, Michael B
  • Bearman, Gonzalo
  • 1 Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
American Journal of Infection Control
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2006
Volume
34
Issue
8
Pages
537–539
Identifiers
PMID: 17015162
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Feedback of process measures lowered the use of femoral catheters and improved the proportion of elevated head of beds in 2 ICUs, but there was no significant improvement in hand hygiene.

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