Lones, K. et al. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology . Article published online 26th February 2016.
We report on healthcare worker use of a safe zone (outside a 3-foot perimeter around the patient’s bed) and personal protective equipment in 2 inpatient spinal cord injury/disorder units.
Workers remained within the safe zone during 22% of observations but were less compliant with personal protective equipment inside the zone.
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