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Dina Binmahfoodh

Department of Family Medicine, King Abdulaziz Medical City,, Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia


  • Research Article   
    Effect of Hand Hygiene Practice on Capillary Blood Glucose among the Family Medicine Residents in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    Author(s): Abdullah Alzahrani, Reem Alshareef*, Dina Binmahfoodh, Abeer Alsofyani and Abeer Alsofyani

    Background: Good glycemic control significantly reduces the incidence of diabetesrelated complications; however, it depends greatly on the frequent and accurate monitoring of blood glucose levels. Hand hygiene may determine the accuracy of capillary blood glucose measurements, which may vary due to differences in hand hygiene practices. This study evaluated the impact of different hand hygiene practices on capillary blood glucose levels in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Methods: This was an observational cross-sectional study involving the collection of capillary blood samples for the measurement of blood glucose levels of the family medicine residents at King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The samples were collected before and after hand washing or after alcohol swab and hand sanitizer use. Results: Of the 98 residents.. Read More»

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