Guideline for hand hygiene in health care settings
Recommendations of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee and the HICPAC/SHEA/APIC/IDSA hand hygiene task force

This report reviews studies that have been published since the 1985 CDC and 1995 APIC hand hygiene guidelines were published. This report reviews hand hygiene practices, adherence of healthcare workers to these practices, and barriers to proper adherence.