International Journal of Infection

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Educational Intervention to Foster Best Infection Control Practices Among Nursing Staff

Ujjwala Nitin Gaikwad 1 , * , Silpi Basak 2 , Priti Kulkarni 3 , Suvarna Sande 2 , Swati Cahavan 2 , Gargi Mudey 2 , Nilima S Tankhiwale 2 , Ramesh P Fule 2 and Nitin R Gaikwad 4
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1 Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
2 Department of Microbiology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, Maharashtra, India
3 Samarpan Hospital, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
4 Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
Article information
  • International Journal of Infection: July 2018, 5 (3); e81531
  • Published Online: July 14, 2018
  • Article Type: Brief Report
  • Received: January 11, 2017
  • Revised: January 31, 2017
  • Accepted: January 31, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/iji.81531

To Cite: Gaikwad U N, Basak S, Kulkarni P, Sande S, Cahavan S, et al. Educational Intervention to Foster Best Infection Control Practices Among Nursing Staff, Int J Infect. 2018 ; 5(3):e81531. doi: 10.5812/iji.81531.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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