from Rodriguez et al. 2015
published in International Journal for Quality in Health Care 27(5): 405-411
DOI 10.1093/intqhc/mzv065

A multimodal intervention to improve hand hygiene in ICUs in Buenos Aires, Argentina: a stepped wedge trial

Multimodal interventions are needed to gain better hand hygiene compliance

With their study Rodriguez et al. could show that a multimodal intervention can significantly increase the hand hygiene compliance in intensive care units: the participating wards were able to improve their compliance by up to 27 %.