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Effectiveness of interventions to improve the public’s antimicrobial resistance awareness and behaviours associated with prudent use of antimicrobials: a systematic review
It was showed that interventions targeting schoolchildren and parents have notable potential, but for the general public the picture is less clear, and well-designed, experimental studies on behavioural outcomes of such interventions are required.
The Transition to Parenthood Among Adolescent Fathers and Their Partners: Does Antisocial Behavior Predict Problems in Parenting?
This study tested the hypothesis that risk factors associated with the occurrence of adolescent fatherhood would predict the parental functioning of adolescent fathers and their partners as well as…
Effectiveness of national and subnational infection prevention and control interventions in high-income and upper-middle-income countries: a systematic review.
What are the ‘active ingredients’ of interventions targeting the public's engagement with antimicrobial resistance and how might they work?
The analysis suggests components of future interventions to engage the public with AMR and identifies nine relevant TDF domains and 14 BCTs used in these interventions.
The clinical effectiveness of individual behaviour change interventions to reduce risky sexual behaviour after a negative human immunodeficiency virus test in men who have sex with men: systematic…
Evidence regarding the effectiveness of behaviour change interventions suggests that they are effective in changing behaviour associated with HIV transmission and face-to-face contact immediately after testing is suggested.
Interventions to improve healthcare workers’ hand hygiene compliance: A systematic review of systematic reviews
The evidence is sufficient to recommend the implementation of interventions to improve HCW HHC (except for monitoring technology), but it is insufficient to make specific recommendations regarding the content or how the content should be delivered.
Interventions to increase condom use among middle-aged and older adults: A systematic review of theoretical bases, behaviour change techniques, modes of delivery and treatment fidelity
- J. Macdonald, K. Lorimer, C. Knussen, P. Flowers
- Psychology, MedicineJournal of health psychology
- 1 November 2016
There is a need to develop theory-based interventions targeting condom use among middle-aged and older adults and evaluate these in randomised controlled trials that are rigorously designed and reported.
Active promotion of antibiotic guidelines: an intensive program.
- S. Tiley, J. Macdonald, Paula Doherty, J. Ferguson, J. Fergusson
- MedicineCommunicable diseases intelligence quarterly…
An antimicrobial working party comprising representatives from pharmacy, microbiology and infectious diseases areas, which is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of guidelines for the appropriate use of antimicrobials, has been formed at John Hunter Hospital.
A visual affective analysis of mass media interventions to increase antimicrobial stewardship amongst the public
- D. Langdridge, Mark D M Davis, P. Flowers
- MedicineBritish journal of health psychology
- 16 September 2018
Findings are presented from an ‘affective’ analysis based on semiotics in which the visual imagery being deployed in mass media public health interventions concerning antimicrobial stewardship is critically interrogated.