Does the use of hand sanitizer among nurses decrease the risk of hospital acquired infections compared to handwashing in immunocompromised patients?

Does the use of hand sanitizer among nurses decrease the risk of hospital acquired infections compared to handwashing in immunocompromised patients?

Using PICO, develop a nursing research question/not medical. State the PICO using the letters and then write it as a research question.

P: Immunocompromised patients

I: Hand sanitizer

C: Handwashing

O: Decreased risk of hospital acquired infections

Is the usage of hand sanitizer among nurses as effective as handwashing to reduce the risk of hospital acquired infections in immunocompromised patients? (Polit & Beck, 2017, p. 31)

Does the use of hand sanitizer among nurses decrease the risk of hospital acquired infections compared to handwashing in immunocompromised patients? (Polit & Beck, 2017, p. 31)