- •Self-reported patient hand hygiene rates are suboptimal.
- •There are knowledge gaps among patients as to when to perform hand hygiene.
- •Patients are not receptive to receiving traditional educational interventions.
- •Intervention foci may include bedside hand sanitizer, reminders, or role modeling.
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Funding/support: This study was funded by a Hamilton Health Sciences Quality and Patient Safety Grant.
Conflicts of interest: None to report.