J Cyst Fibros 2021 Sep 11. Epub 2021 Sep 11.
Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599, USA; Marsico Lung Institute, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599, USA.
Background: Barriers to implementing infection prevention and control (IP&C) practices may be experienced by healthcare workers (HCWs) caring for people with CF (PwCF), PwCF, and their families. We hypothesized that these stakeholders from CF centers with early adoption of the updated 2013 IP&C guideline would experience fewer barriers implementing selected recommendations compared to stakeholders from CF centers with delayed adoption.
Methods: In 2018-2019 we surveyed HCWs and PwCF/parents from 25 CF centers to identify knowledge, attitude, and practice barriers. Read More