Funding for this research was provided by:
Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (No. DOH9X -DC-1208)
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Received: 19 November 2017
Accepted: 1 August 2018
First Online: 6 August 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study protocol was approved by the Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital Institutional Review Board (VGHKS13-CT4-05). All covert observers signed informed consent forms. Overt observers were exempted from signing informed consent forms because overt observation of hand hygiene has long been a routine infection control practice in Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital.
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