Figure 2 - Nonpharmaceutical Measures for Pandemic ...- hand hygiene meta analysis ,Meta-analysis of risk ratios for the effect of face mask use with or without enhanced hand hygiene on laboratory-confirmed influenza from 10 randomized controlled trials with >6,500 participants. A) Face mask use alone; B) face mask and hand hygiene; C) face mask with or without hand hygiene.Hand hygiene and risk of influenza virus infections in the ...The combination of hand hygiene with facemasks was found to have statistically significant efficacy against laboratory-confirmed influenza while hand hygiene alone did not. Our meta-regression model did not identify statistically significant effects of latitude, temperature or humidity on the efficacy of hand hygiene.



Hand hygiene and risk of influenza virus infections in the ...

Hand hygiene and risk of influenza virus infections in the community: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Volume 142 Issue 5 - V. W. Y. WONG, B. J. COWLING, A. E. AIELLO

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Effect of Hand Hygiene on Infectious Disease Risk in the ...

To quantify the effect of hand-hygiene interventions on rates of gastrointestinal and respiratory illnesses and to identify interventions that provide the greatest efficacy, we searched 4 electronic databases for hand-hygiene trials published from January 1960 through May 2007 and conducted meta-analyses to generate pooled rate ratios across interventions (N=30 studies).

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Searching for an Optimal Hand Hygiene Bundle: A Meta-analysis

This systematic literature review and meta-analysis identified 2 bundled interventions that were associated with an increase in hand hygiene compliance. The first of these 2 bundles included feedback, education, and reminders, and the second bundle included those interventions as well as improved access to ABHR and administrative support.

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Hand hygiene among healthcare workers: A qualitative meta ...

Background:Hand hygiene is considered an effective and potentially modifiable infection control behaviour among healthcare workers (HCW). Several meta-studies have been published that compare quant...

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Nonpharmaceutical Measures for Pandemic Influenza in ...

However, results from our meta-analysis on RCTs did not provide evidence to support a protective effect of hand hygiene against transmission of laboratory-confirmed influenza. One study did report a major effect, but in this trial of hand hygiene in schools in Egypt, running water had to be installed and soap and hand-drying material had to be ...

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Comparative efficacy of interventions to promote hand ...

Objective To evaluate the relative efficacy of the World Health Organization 2005 campaign (WHO-5) and other interventions to promote hand hygiene among healthcare workers in hospital settings and to summarize associated information on use of resources.. Design Systematic review and network meta-analysis.. Data sources Medline, Embase, CINAHL, NHS Economic Evaluation Database, NHS Centre for ...

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