Journal Article

Understanding factors that impact on health care professionals' risk perceptions and responses toward Clostridium difficile and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: a structured literature review.

Burnett E; Kearney N; Johnston B; Corlett J; Macgillivray S.

This systematic review found that health care professionals have a poor technical understanding of Clostridium difficile and the effectiveness of measures to prevent it. Many physicians and nurses did not believe that control is achievable.