Infection prevention as "a show": a qualitative study of nurses' infection prevention behaviours.

@article{Jackson2014InfectionPA,
  title={Infection prevention as "a show": a qualitative study of nurses' infection prevention behaviours.},
  author={Carole Jackson and Karen Lowton and Peter Griffiths},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={2014},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={
          400-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Control of infection and prevention of healthcare associated infections is an ongoing issue worldwide. Yet despite initiatives and strategies to reduce the burden that these infections cause, healthcare workers' practice is still reported as suboptimal and these infections persist. Much of the research to date has primarily focused on predicting infection prevention behaviours and factors associated with guideline compliance. While this has given valuable insight, an investigation… CONTINUE READING
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