Improving scrub time of surgical team to reduce infection rates

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Hand hygiene is one of the top improvement projects being undertaken at hospitals around the world and mostly revolve around increasing compliance at ward level.

In this initiate, nurses decided to work to improve scrub time of the surgical team in one scrub room of eye OT to recommended 2 Minutes from current 1.4 minutes in three months.

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This initiative was undertaken by Yangchen Dolma, Asha Rajput, Anie Joji, Parijat Chandra at R. P. Center, AIIMS, New Delhi.

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