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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article

Health care worker perspectives of their motivation to reduce health care–associated infections.

McClung L, Obasi C, Knobloch MJ, et al. American journal of infection control. 2017;45:1064-1068.

Preventing health care–associated infections is a patient safety priority. This interview study found that health care workers are highly motivated to prevent health care–associated infections to foster patient safety, and they believe leadership support and performance feedback are important to infection prevention efforts.