Handwashing In Pediatric Intensive Care Units

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Chen, Y., & Chiang, L. (2007, June). Effectiveness of hand-washing teaching programs for families of children in pediatric intensive care units. Journal Of Clinical Nursing, Vol. 16, pp. 1173-1179. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mnh&AN=17518892&site=ehost-live In this article the researchers were interested in measuring the effectiveness of an educational video on hand washing compared to illustrations on hand washing techniques on the hand washing skills of family members visiting a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). This study was a quasi- experimental design with randomization that lasted over a 4 month period. There were a total of 123 participating families in this study; 61 of the participants

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