Please locate this article through an online search or a library database: Scheithauer et al. 2013. Improving hand hygiene compliance in the emergency department: Getting to the point. BMC Infect Dis.13: 367. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-367. Read the article thoroughly and then answer the questions, linking the introductory case file, the chapter content, and this article.

1.Define the term healthcare-associated infection, and provide examples of the most common types of these infections and their causative agents today.

2.The fast pace of the emergency room setting increases the challenge of appropriate hand hygiene compliance. Based on this study, what can be done to increase compliance in the emergency department?

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