Does the use of gown bottles have a demonstrably positive effect on hand hygiene compliance?

Yes. The positive effect on compliance has been proven in studies.

Gown bottles can have a positive impact on compliance. Due to the mobile use of these bottles, hand disinfection in the indicated moments can be improved. People often complain that bottles are handled with contaminated hands. However, if used correctly, the hands are disinfected after closing and putting away the gown bottle.

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