A prospective comparative study of the relationship between different types of ring and microbial hand colonization among pediatric intensive care unit nurses


Yildirim I., CEYHAN M. , CENGİZ A. B. , Bagdat A., Barin C., Kutluk T., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NURSING STUDIES, vol.45, no.11, pp.1572-1576, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2008.02.010
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NURSING STUDIES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1572-1576

Abstract

Objectives: The aim of the study is to assess the effect of ring wearing and ring types on hand contamination and efficacy of alcohol-based hand disinfection among nurses working in intensive care settings.