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The Feedback Intervention Trial (FIT)--improving hand-hygiene compliance in UK healthcare workers: a stepped wedge cluster randomised controlled trial

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*Introduction Achieving a sustained improvement in hand-hygiene compliance is the WHO’s first global patient safety challenge. There is no RCT evidence showing how to do this. Systematic reviews suggest feedback is most effective and call for long term well designed RCTs, applying behavioural theory to intervention design to optimise effectiveness. Methods Three year stepped wedge cluster RCT of a feedback intervention testing hypothesis that the intervention was more effective than routine p...

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Published
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10.1371/journal.pone.0041617

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PLoS ONE Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
10
Pages:
ARTN e41617
Publication date:
2012-10-23
Acceptance date:
2012-06-22
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1932-6203
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English
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375134
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2013-11-17

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