Research the problem. In 1-2 pages, discuss this problem, the evidence and how it impacts nursing care and/or patient outcomes. What are some potential solutions to this problem? Are there any evidence-based guidelines? You must include five current references.
Hand hygiene has been the foundation of preventing nosocomial infections throughout the hospital. It has been taught for several generations that hand hygiene is effectively accomplish through the use of handwashing with soap and water. Unfortunately, studies have shown that handwashing practices have fallen out, which have led to a noticeably low compliance rate with health care. Therefore this paper provides a robust analysis of hand hygiene and how it impacts nursing care.