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Hand disinfection in a neonatal intensive care unit: continuous electronic monitoring over a one-year period

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Infectious Diseases, October 2012
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Title
Hand disinfection in a neonatal intensive care unit: continuous electronic monitoring over a one-year period
Published in
BMC Infectious Diseases, October 2012
DOI 10.1186/1471-2334-12-248
Pubmed ID
Authors

Onno K Helder, Johannes B van Goudoever, Wim C J Hop, Johannes Brug, René F Kornelisse

Abstract

Good hand hygiene compliance is essential to prevent nosocomial infections in healthcare settings. Direct observation of hand hygiene compliance is the gold standard but is time consuming. An electronic dispenser with built-in wireless recording equipment allows continuous monitoring of its usage. The purpose of this study was to monitor the use of alcohol-based hand rub dispensers with a built-in electronic counter in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) setting and to determine compliance with hand hygiene protocols by direct observation.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
India 1 1%
United States 1 1%
Brazil 1 1%
Unknown 64 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 16 24%
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 15%
Student > Postgraduate 8 12%
Student > Bachelor 6 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 7%
Other 12 18%
Unknown 10 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 27 40%
Nursing and Health Professions 9 13%
Social Sciences 5 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5 7%
Engineering 4 6%
Other 6 9%
Unknown 11 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 5. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 29 October 2012.
All research outputs
#3,112,649
of 12,373,180 outputs
Outputs from BMC Infectious Diseases
#966
of 4,592 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#30,082
of 129,413 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Infectious Diseases
#6
of 56 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 12,373,180 research outputs across all sources so far. This one has received more attention than most of these and is in the 74th percentile.
So far Altmetric has tracked 4,592 research outputs from this source. They receive a mean Attention Score of 4.8. This one has done well, scoring higher than 78% of its peers.
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