Computer games to teach hygiene: an evaluation of the e-Bug junior game.

@article{Farrell2011ComputerGT,
  title={Computer games to teach hygiene: an evaluation of the e-Bug junior game.},
  author={David Farrell and Patty Kostkova and Julius Weinberg and Lisa J. Lazareck and Dasun Weerasinghe and Donna Marie Lecky and Cliodna McNulty},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  year={2011},
  volume={66 Suppl 5},
  pages={
          v39-44
        }
}
Handwashing, respiratory hygiene and antibiotic resistance remain major public health concerns. In order to facilitate an effective outcome when teaching the basic principles of hand and respiratory hygiene, educational interventions should first target school children. As computer games are ubiquitous in most children's lives, e-Bug developed computer games targeted at teaching children handwashing, respiratory hygiene and antibiotic resistance. The games were designed for two target audiences… CONTINUE READING

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