Infection Control And Hospital Epidemiology

Running head: PICOT STATEMENT

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PICOT statement Comment by Author: Format errors- Incomplete title; The identifiers (name, institution, course & date) are NOT included in APA format. Do NOT include them in future assignments. See the template for this assignment to see the appropriate format.

Name: Marilyn Sanchez Muniz

Institution: Grand Canyon University

Course: Introduction to Nursing Research

Date: 11/11/2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Nursing problem

Research studies demonstrate that healthcare providers usually clean their hands less than 50 percent of the times they are supposed to on average. This leads to increased spread of infections which affect at least 1 in every 25 patients on any given day. Studies estimate that there are more than 1.4 million HAI cases at any given time even if this may be an underestimation as a result of lack of appropriate surveillance. Patients may get surgical site infections, gastrointestinal infections, bloodstream infections, urinary tract infections, or respiratory/chest infections. Healthcare providers and workers are a conduit for the spread of such infections to patients under their care. Patients may also carry numerous microbes without showing any sign or even symptoms of an infection. This calls for the need for hygiene of hands regardless of patient type being attended. Do convenient hand sanitizer’s locations affect the compliance of hygiene of hands for nurses? Comment by Author: Format error- The first sentence of every paragraph should be indented 5 spaces.

PICOT statement

Patients or healthcare employees who are at closer or accessible locations to hand sanitizers are convenient than inaccessible and far locations as this affects appropriate hand hygiene in their daily working especially at night shifts and this would not comply with required hand hygiene for nurses. Comment by Author: What IS the PICOT Question here? You do not state it clearly so that each element of the PICOT question is identifiable.

Literature review

There has been a continuous failure of nurses and visitors in hospitals to observe appropriate hand hygiene upon attending to patients. Each patient is at risk of acquiring an infection when receiving treatment for other diseases. Healthcare providers are also at risk of getting infections while providing care or treating patients. Therefore, preventing the spreading of germs is crucial in hospitals as well as other facilities such as nursing homes and dialysis centers. Hand sanitizer dispensers are crucial as they support hand hygiene and they are availed in all corners of healthcare organizations. This paper explores whether convenient locations of opportunities of hand hygiene as compared to the limited opportunities of hand hygiene locations prevent spread of infection in a patient during their stay in healthcare facilities. Complying with practices of hand hygiene is directly affected by the availability and accessibility of cleaning agents. Comment by Author: Format error- The first sentence of every paragraph should be indented 5 spaces.

1. Cure, L., & Van Enk, R. (2015). Major article: Effect of hand sanitizer location on hand hygiene compliance. AJIC: American Journal of Infection Control, 43917-921. doi:10.1016/j.ajic.2015.05.013 Comment by Author: The references in the paper are NOT to be in bold, and should NOT be numbered. SEE the template for this assignment for the appropriate format.

Hand cleanliness is the most imperative mediation to avert disease in doctor’s facilities. Social insurance laborers should clean their hands at any rate when contact with patients. The hand sanitizer gadgets are vital to helping hand cleanliness since they can be made accessible all through clinic units. The point of this examination was to decide if the ease of use of sanitizer gadgets corresponds with the consistency of staff in utilizing the sanitizer in a doctor’s facility. This investigation occurred in a Midwest, 404-bed, private, not-for-profit network healing center with 15 inpatient care units notwithstanding a few wandering units. Comment by Author: Format error- The first sentence of every paragraph should be indented 5 spaces. Comment by Author: Is this study qualitative or quantitative? What are the strengths & weaknesses of the study? Why did YOU choose this study- did it support your topic?

2. Hobbs, M. A., Robinson, S., Neyens, D. M., & Steed, C. (2016). Visitor characteristics and alcohol-based hand sanitizer dispenser locations at the hospital entrance: Effect on visitor use rates. American Journal of Infection Control, 44(3), 258.doi:10.1016/j.ajic.2015.10.041

Hospital guests’ hand cleanliness is an imperative part of counteracting human services related contaminations, however little is thought about guests’ utilization of liquor based hand sanitizers. The investigation point was to look at if utilization of AHS is impacted by guest attributes and the area of AHS inside the entryway of an extensive healing center. Strategies An observational investigation was led with AHS put in 3 unique areas. The information included guest attributes and if AHS were utilized. Results The outcomes recommend that guests are 5.28 occasions (95% certainty interim [CI], 3.68-7.82) more prone to utilize AHS when gadgets are amidst the entryway with restricted tourist spots or obstructions, 1.35 occasions more inclined to utilize the AHS toward the evening contrasted and the morning, or when they are more youthful guests (balanced chances ratio, 1.47; 95% CI, 1.09-1.97). Comment by Author: Format error- The first sentence of every paragraph should be indented 5 spaces. Comment by Author: Is this study qualitative or quantitative? What are the strengths & weaknesses of the study? Why did YOU choose this study- did it support your topic?

3. Cure, L., Enk, R., & Tiong, E. (2014). A systematic approach for the location of hand sanitizer dispensers in hospitals. Health Care Management Science, 17(3), 245-258. doi:10.1007/s10729-013-9254-y Comment by Author: This reference is NOT in the list below.

Consistency with hand cleanliness rehearses is straightforwardly influenced by the openness and accessibility of cleaning specialists. By and by, the choice of where to find these gadgets is regularly not unequivocally or completely tended to in writing. In this paper, we contemplate the issue of choosing the areas to introduce liquor based hand sanitizer allocators all through a healing center unit as a circuitous way to deal with amplifying consistency with hand cleanliness rehearses. We explore the pertinent criteria in choosing allocator areas that advance hand cleanliness consistence, propose measurements for the assessment of different area setups, and detail a gadget area improvement display that deliberately consolidates such criteria. Comment by Author: Format error- The first sentence of every paragraph should be indented 5 spaces. Comment by Author: Is this study qualitative or quantitative? What are the strengths & weaknesses of the study? Why did YOU choose this study- did it support your topic?

4. Baslyman, M., Rezaee, R., Amyot, D. d., Mouttham, A., Chreyh, R., Geiger, G., & … Sader, S. (2015). Real-time and location-based hand hygiene monitoring and notification: proof-of-concept system and experimentation. Personal & Ubiquitous Computing, 19(3/4), 667- 688

Rising contamination rates in medicinal services because entanglements for the patient, expanded healing center remain, monetary troubles and even demise. One of the essential factors that lessen those diseases is better to hand cleanliness. Because of the absence of robotized frameworks that can enable checking to hand cleanliness consistency, a few clinics utilize coordinate perceptions, reviews, allocator’s use estimations and other such techniques to screen the consistency of consideration suppliers. This paper exhibits an elective framework that exploits rising off-the-rack foundations in doctor’s facilities and of ongoing area frameworks (RTLS) and robotized hand sanitizer gadgets. Comment by Author: Format error- The first sentence of every paragraph should be indented 5 spaces. Comment by Author: Is this study qualitative or quantitative? What are the strengths & weaknesses of the study? Why did YOU choose this study- did it support your topic?

5. Chan, B. P., Homa, K., & Kirkland, K. B. (2013). Effect of varying the number and location of alcohol-based hand rub dispensers on usage in a general inpatient medical unit. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 34(9), 987-989. doi:10.1086/671729

We consecutively expanded the quantity of divider mounted liquor -based hand rub gadgets in a little medicinal unit to assess consequences for hand cleanliness execution. Over a specific point, expansion of more devices did not build hand cleanliness recurrence, which had all the earmarks of being impacted more by area than by an aggregate number of allocators. Comment by Author: Format error- The first sentence of every paragraph should be indented 5 spaces. Comment by Author: Is this study qualitative or quantitative? What are the strengths & weaknesses of the study? Why did YOU choose this study- did it support your topic?

6. Eveillard, M., Pradelle, M., Lefrancq, B., Guilloteau, V., Rabjeau, A., Kempf, M., & … Brunel, P. (2011). Measurement of hand hygiene compliance and gloving practices in different settings for the elderly considering the location of hand hygiene opportunities during patient care. American Journal of Infection Control, 39(4), 339-341. doi:10.1016/j.ajic.2010.08.023

We checked to hand cleanliness and gloving hones by direct perception in 8 social insurance settings for elderly people in western France. Consistency with hand cleanliness was superior to anything that revealed by past investigations, was better for single contacts and previously or after a progression of progressive contacts than inside arrangement, and was firmly identified with gloving rehearses. Practices varied among the settings. Comment by Author: Format error- The first sentence of every paragraph should be indented 5 spaces. Comment by Author: Is this study qualitative or quantitative? What are the strengths & weaknesses of the study? Why did YOU choose this study- did it support your topic?

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Conclusion

By adding extra alcohol-based hand rub dispensers on walls, the frequency of hand hygiene will increase because of their convenient locations. Hand sanitizers should be placed in convenient places such as entrances, on elevators, insider wards, and outside wards.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

References Comment by Author: The page label should NOT be in bold. There are only 5 studies listed on this page. *** This page label should be on the first line of the page.****

Baslyman, M., Rezaee, R., Amyot, D. d., Mouttham, A., Chreyh, R., Geiger, G., & … Sader, S. (2015). Real-time and location-based hand hygiene monitoring and notification: proof-of-concept system and experimentation. Personal & Ubiquitous Computing, 19(3/4), 667-688 Comment by Author: The first line should be at the left -margin and the rest of the lines should be indented 5 spaces. The journal name and the volume number should be in italics.

Chan, B. P., Homa, K., & Kirkland, K. B. (2013). Effect of varying the number and location of alcohol-based hand rub dispensers on usage in a general inpatient medical unit. Infection Control And Hospital Epidemiology, 34(9), 987-989. doi:10.1086/671729 Comment by Author: The first line should be at the left -margin and the rest of the lines should be indented 5 spaces. The journal name and the volume number should be in italics.

Cure, L., & Van Enk, R. (2015). Major article: Effect of hand sanitizer location on hand hygiene compliance. AJIC: American Journal of Infection Control, 43917-921. doi:10.1016/j.ajic.2015.05.01

Eveillard, M., Pradelle, M., Lefrancq, B., Guilloteau, V., Rabjeau, A., Kempf, M., & … Brunel, P. (2011). Measurement of hand hygiene compliance and gloving practices in different settings for the elderly considering the location of hand hygiene opportunities during patient care. American Journal of Infection Control, 39(4), 339-341. doi:10.1016/j.ajic.2010.08.023 Comment by Author: The first line should be at the left -margin and the rest of the lines should be indented 5 spaces. The journal name and the volume number should be in italics.

Hobbs, M. A., Robinson, S., Neyens, D. M., & Steed, C. (2016). Visitor characteristics and alcohol-based hand sanitizer dispenser locations at the hospital entrance: Effect on visitor use rates. American Journal of Infection Control, 44(3), 258. doi:10.1016/j.ajic.2015.10.041 Comment by Author: The first line should be at the left -margin and the rest of the lines should be indented 5 spaces. The journal name and the volume number should be in italics.

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