Optimising infection prevention and control practice using behavior change: a systematic review

Edwards, Rachel, Charani, Esmita, Sevdalis, Nick, Alexandrou, Banos, Sibley, Eleanor, Mullett, David, Loveday, Heather, Drumright, Lydia N. and Holmes, Alison (2011) Optimising infection prevention and control practice using behavior change: a systematic review. BMC Proceedings, 5 (6). p. 274. ISSN 1753-6561

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Abstract

Despite significant investment in infection prevention and control (IPC), there has been little consideration of the effectiveness of behaviour change interventions or the application of behavioural theory (BT) or social marketing (SM) to influence healthcare workers’ (HCWs) behaviour and to reduce healthcare associated infection.

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Additional Information: ©2011 Edwards et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Subjects: Medicine and health > Health promotion and public health
Medicine and health > Health promotion and public health > Infection prevention
Medicine and health
Depositing User: Heather Loveday
Date Deposited: 18 May 2017 11:06
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2017 15:54
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/3333

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