The Role of Powerlessness Among Health Care Workers in Tuberculosis Infection Control.

  title={The Role of Powerlessness Among Health Care Workers in Tuberculosis Infection Control.},
  author={Helena J. Chapman and Bienvenido A Veras-Est{\'e}vez and Jamie L Pomeranz and Eddy N P{\'e}rez-Then and Belkys Marcelino and Michael Lauzardo},
  journal={Qualitative health research},
  volume={27 14},
Due to their occupational exposure in health care settings, health care workers (HCW) have increased risk of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. They face challenges to remain up-to-date with evidence-based clinical practices and translate educational information into actions in infection control practices. Our purpose was to examine this "knowledge-action" gap about how HCWs understand their occupational M. tuberculosis risk and use recommended infection control measures in clinical… CONTINUE READING
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