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Table 2 Search strategy of MEDLINE via PubMed

From: Relationship between hospital ward design and healthcare-associated infection rates: a systematic review and meta-analysis

# Searches
Architecture
= #1
(“Hospital Design and Construction”[Mesh]) OR room* OR architect* OR ward* OR locat* OR adheren*
Dispenser
= #2
(“Hand Disinfection”[Mesh]) OR (“Hand Sanitizers”[Mesh]) OR dispense*
Infection
= #3
(“Infection Control”[Mesh]) OR transmiss* OR nosocomial* OR health care associated
Time limit
= #4
Limit to “1990/01/01”[PDAT] : “2015/12/31”[PDAT]
Language limit
= #5
Limit to (English[lang] OR French[lang] OR German[lang] OR Spanish[lang])
  #1 AND #2 And #3 AND #4 AND #5
  1. Does the location of the hand rub dispenser have an impact on the healthcare worker’s hand hygiene compliance and/or patient’s healthcare-associated infection rate?