Cross-Cultural Study of Compliance with Standard Precautions among Nurses: Insights for the Future Steps

      BACKGROUND: Standard Precautions (SPs) are the latest infection control guidelines applying in most healthcare settings worldwide. However, the compliance rate is suboptimal. There have been emerging calls for research of this kind across cultures. Nevertheless, little exists in the field to date. Compliance with Standard Precautions (CSPS), one of instruments measuring the practice of SPs among nurses, has been translated and validated in seven different languages. This facilitates cross-cultural study of SPs practice and provides better understanding on the insufficient areas needed our attention in global sense.
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