Examining hospital patients' knowledge and attitudes toward hospital-acquired infections and their participation in infection control.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Apr;36(4):461-3
Authors: Seale H, Novytska Y, Gallard J, Kaur R
It is crucial to assess patients' understanding of and readiness to participate in infection control programs. While 80% of hospital patients reported that they were willing to help hospital staff with infection prevention, many felt that they would not feel comfortable asking a healthcare worker to sanitize his or her hands. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2015;00(0): 1-3.
PMID: 25782901 [PubMed - in process]