Obstetricians' attitudes, subjective norms, perceived controls, and intentions on antibiotic prophylaxis in caesarean section.

@article{Liabsuetrakul2003ObstetriciansAS,
  title={Obstetricians' attitudes, subjective norms, perceived controls, and intentions on antibiotic prophylaxis in caesarean section.},
  author={Tippawan Liabsuetrakul and Virasakdi Chongsuvivatwong and Pisake Lumbiganon and Gunnila Lindmark},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={57 9},
  pages={1665-74}
}
Over 10% of current births in all countries of the world are delivered by caesarean section. Single-dose ampicillin or cefazolin administered after cord clamping has been proven to be effective for the prevention of post-caesarean infections as indicated in many randomised trials and reviews in the Cochrane Library. This study aimed to determine three determinants of behavioural intention using the theory of planned behaviour: attitudes, subjective norms, and perceived controls. Intentions were… CONTINUE READING

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