Effectiveness of hand-washing teaching programs for families of children in paediatric intensive care units.

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Chen, Y.-C., & Chiang, L.-C. (2007). Effectiveness of hand-washing teaching programs for families of children in paediatric intensive care units. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 16(6), 1173-1179.
Aims: The authors developed a video-centred teaching program based on social learning principles to demonstrate hand-washing technique. A comparison was made between families who …

Impact of a peer-group intervention on occupation-related behaviors for urban hospital workers in Malawi.

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Chimango, J. L., Kaponda, C. N., Jere, D. L., Chimwaza, A., Crittenden, K. S., Kachingwe, S. I., . . . Norr, J. L. (2009). Impact of a peer-group intervention on occupation-related behaviors for urban hospital workers in Malawi. JANAC: Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 20(4), 293-307.
Using a pre- and posttest design with no control group, the authors evaluated the impact of a peer group intervention on work related knowledge and behavior for health workers at …

Factors influencing hand washing behaviour in primary schools: Process evaluation within a randomized controlled trial.

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Chittleborough, C. R., Nicholson, A. L., Basker, E., Bell, S., & Campbell, R. (2012). Factors influencing hand washing behaviour in primary schools: Process evaluation within a randomized controlled trial. Health Education Research, 27(6), 1055-1068.
This article explores factors that may influence hand washing behaviour among pupils and staff in primary schools. A qualitative process evaluation within a cluster randomized con…

Reactivity and repeatability of hygiene behaviour: Structured observations from Burkina Faso.

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Cousens, S., Kanki, B., Toure, S., Diallo, I., & Curtis, V. (1996). Reactivity and repeatability of hygiene behaviour: Structured observations from Burkina Faso. Social Science & Medicine, 43(9), 1299-1308.
Investigated the use of structured observations to measure hygiene behaviour in Burkina Faso. 200 mothers with young children (aged 2–36 mo) were observed on several occasions, wi…

Planned, motivated and habitual hygiene behaviour: An eleven country review.

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Curtis, V. A., Danquah, L. O., & Aunger, R. V. (2009). Planned, motivated and habitual hygiene behaviour: An eleven country review. Health Education Research, 24(4), 655-673.
Handwashing with soap (HWWS) may be one of the most cost-effective means of preventing infection in developing countries. However, HWWS is rare in these settings. We reviewed the …

The effectiveness of sign prompts to increase hand washing behaviors in restrooms.

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Davis, O. L., Fante, R. M., & Jacobi, L. L. (2013). The effectiveness of sign prompts to increase hand washing behaviors in restrooms. North American Journal of Psychology, 15(3), 565-576.
This research investigated the effects of descriptive prompts on the hand washing behaviors of restroom patrons. Outcome data were collected from two female and two male restrooms…

Predictors of hospitalized patients' intentions to prevent healthcare harm: A cross sectional survey.

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Davis, R., Anderson, O., Vincent, C., Miles, K., & Sevdalis, N. (2012). Predictors of hospitalized patients' intentions to prevent healthcare harm: A cross sectional survey. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 49(4), 407-415.
Background: Patients can play an important role in reducing healthcare harm but little is known about the factors that may affect patients' willingness to participate. In order to…

Predictors of health care professionals' attitudes towards involvement in safety‐relevant behaviours.

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Davis, R., Briggs, M., Arora, S., Moss, R., & Schwappach, D. (2014). Predictors of health care professionals' attitudes towards involvement in safety‐relevant behaviours. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 20(1), 12-19.
Background: Patients can make valuable contributions towards promoting the safety of their health care. Health care professionals (HCPs) could play an important role in encouragin…

Social determinants of good hand-washing practice (GHP) among adolescents in a rural Indian community.

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Dobe, M., Mandal, R. N., & Jha, A. (2013). Social determinants of good hand-washing practice (GHP) among adolescents in a rural Indian community. Family & Community Health: The Journal of Health Promotion & Maintenance, 36(2), 172-177.
A cross-sectional study was conducted in 5 randomly selected villages to assess prevalence of good hand-washing practice (GHP) among adolescents, and describe the social determina…

Predictors of hand-washing behavior.

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Edwards, D., Monk-Turner, E., Poorman, S., Rushing, M., Warren, S., & Willie, J. (2002). Predictors of hand-washing behavior. Social Behavior and Personality, 30(8), 751-756.
Examined hand-washing behavior of students at a large regional university. The authors observed how hand-washing behavior varies by race, gender, having an observer present, and t…

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