Hand hygiene perception and handshaking practices among pediatric inpatient caregivers: A cross-sectional study at a teaching hospital in Saudi Arabia

Background: Direct or indirect hand contact plays a significant role in health-care-associated infections. Family members of pediatric patients may have various hand hygiene practices. We aimed to evaluate the perceptions of hand hygiene and handshaking practices among family caregivers of hospitali...

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Main Authors: Mohamad-Hani Temsah, Fahad M Alsohaime, Ayman Al-Eyadhy, Gamal Hasan, Abdulrahman Alarfaj, Hazim Bajri, Talal Al-Judi, Gosay Al-Mazyad, Abdulrahman Al-Shammari, Majeed Jawad, Mark S Sklansky, Sarah Al-Subaie, Ali Mohammed Somily
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2021-01-01
Series:Journal of Nature and Science of Medicine
Online Access:http://www.jnsmonline.org/article.asp?issn=2589-627X;year=2021;volume=4;issue=2;spage=130;epage=134;aulast=Temsah