Suresh G, Cahill J. How "user friendly" is the hospital for practicing hand hygiene? An ergonomic evaluation. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Safety. 2007 Mar;33(3):171-179.
In this article, the authors describe an ergonomics-based tool — SWAG (for the four main hand hygiene resources: Sinks, Waste receptacles, Alcohol-based hand rub dispensers, and Gloves) — that was developed and implemented to assess the ergonomic characteristics that facilitate usage of these resources in ICUs and individual patient rooms.
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