Publications by authors named "Maureen Fitzpatrick"

27Publications

A new approach to infection prevention: A pilot study to evaluate a hand hygiene ambassador program in hospitals and clinics.

Am J Infect Control 2020 03 6;48(3):246-248. Epub 2020 Jan 6.

Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL.

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March 2020

Current hand hygiene education is suboptimal.

Clin Teach 2019 12 7;16(6):589-592. Epub 2019 Jan 7.

University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies, Miami, Florida, USA.

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December 2019

A ubiquitous but ineffective intervention: Signs do not increase hand hygiene compliance.

J Infect Public Health 2017 May - Jun;10(3):295-298. Epub 2016 Jul 13.

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Clinical Research Building, Department of Public Health Science, Miami, FL 33136, USA. Electronic address:

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December 2017

A New Approach to Pathogen Containment in the Operating Room: Sheathing the Laryngoscope After Intubation.

Anesth Analg 2015 Nov;121(5):1209-14

From the *Department of Anesthesiology, University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Hospital Center for Patient Safety, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida; †Department of Medicine Infectious Diseases, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts; ‡Department of Public Health Science, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida; and §Institute for Health and Society, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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November 2015

"Priming" hand hygiene compliance in clinical environments.

Health Psychol 2016 Jan 27;35(1):96-101. Epub 2015 Jul 27.

Center for Patient Safety, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

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January 2016

An evaluation of hand hygiene in an intensive care unit: Are visitors a potential vector for pathogens?

J Infect Public Health 2015 Nov-Dec;8(6):570-4. Epub 2015 Jun 6.

Institute for Health and Society, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, P.O. Box 26509, Milwaukee, WI 53226-0509, USA. Electronic address:

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July 2016

Crisis management on surgical wards: a simulation-based approach to enhancing technical, teamwork, and patient interaction skills.

Ann Surg 2015 May;261(5):888-93

*Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, UK †UM-JMH Center for Patient Safety, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL.

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May 2015

Double gloves: a randomized trial to evaluate a simple strategy to reduce contamination in the operating room.

Anesth Analg 2015 Apr;120(4):848-52

From the *Department of Anesthesiology, UM-JMH Center for Patient Safety, and the †Department of Public Health Sciences, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida; and ‡Department of Medicine Infectious Diseases, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

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April 2015

The use of a novel technology to study dynamics of pathogen transmission in the operating room.

Anesth Analg 2015 Apr;120(4):844-7

From the *Department of Anesthesiology, and †UM-JMH Center for Patient Safety, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida; ‡Department of Medicine Infectious Diseases, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts; and Departments of §Medicine, ∥Public Health Sciences, and ¶Anesthesiology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida.

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April 2015

Improving surgical ward care: development and psychometric properties of a global assessment toolkit.

Ann Surg 2014 May;259(5):904-9

*Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, UK; and †Department of Anesthesiology, UM-JMH Center for Patient Safety, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, FL.

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May 2014

A patient safety course for preclinical medical students.

Clin Teach 2012 Dec;9(6):376-81

University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital Center for Patient Safety, Miami, Florida 33136, USA.

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December 2012

Do hospital visitors wash their hands? Assessing the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizer in a hospital lobby.

Am J Infect Control 2012 May 23;40(4):340-3. Epub 2011 Aug 23.

Department of Anesthesiology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, FL, USA.

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May 2012