+ Site Statistics
References:
54,258,434
Abstracts:
29,560,870
PMIDs:
28,072,757
+ Search Articles
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ PDF Full Text
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

Handwashing education can decrease illness absenteeism



Handwashing education can decrease illness absenteeism



Journal of School Nursing 12(2): 14-6, 18



A handwashing program for elementary school students was developed and implemented by the school nurse in a suburban elementary school. The program consisted of surveying teachers, inspecting handwashing facilities, and providing classroom presentations and follow-up activities. Absenteeism records indicated a significant decrease in absenteeism for illness during the two months following the presentations.

(PDF emailed within 1 workday: $29.90)

Accession: 046211639

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 8704381


Related references

Mandatory handwashing in elementary schools reduces absenteeism due to infectious illness among pupils: a pilot intervention study. American Journal of Infection Control 37(10): 820-826, 2010

Illness among schoolchildren during influenza season: effect on school absenteeism, parental absenteeism from work, and secondary illness in families. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 156(10): 986-991, 2002

Health, illness, illness absenteeism, work absenteeism, labor. VII. Tijdschrift Voor Ziekenverpleging 21(20): 816-817, 1968

Life stress and industrial absenteeism; the concentration of illness and absenteeism in one segment of a working population. Industrial Medicine & Surgery 21(8): 363-375, 1952

Absenteeism is not intangible. Control of illness absenteeism by middle management. Tvz 14): 500-503, 1992

Health, illness absenteeism, work absenteeism, labor. V. Tijdschrift Voor Ziekenverpleging 21(18): 724-725, 1968

The effect of a comprehensive handwashing program on absenteeism in elementary schools. American Journal of Infection Control 30(4): 217-220, June, 2002

Effectiveness of a multifactorial handwashing program to reduce school absenteeism due to acute gastroenteritis. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 33(2): E34-E39, 2014

Comparative efficacy of a simplified handwashing program for improvement in hand hygiene and reduction of school absenteeism among children with intellectual disability. American Journal of Infection Control 43(9): 907-912, 2016

Handwashing with soap and national handwashing projects in Korea: focus on the National Handwashing Survey, 2006-2014. Epidemiology and Health 37(): E2015039-E2015039, 2016

Your best weapon against illness: handwashing. Advance for Nurse Practitioners 5(2): 15-15, 1997

Returning to the past: respiratory illness, vaccines, and handwashing. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 21(2): 150-151, 2001

Illness absenteeism. Journalen Sykepleien 79(15): 3-3, 1991

Illness absenteeism. We must take this seriously. Journalen Sykepleien 80(1): 7-7, 1992

Decrease Of Absenteeism By The Reduction Colds. Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift 113: 748-750, 1963