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Cross-cultural comparisons of compliance with standard precautions between nursing staff in Brazil and Hong Kong

Grant number: 14/15695-7
Support type:Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): October 04, 2014
Effective date (End): November 13, 2014
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Nursing
Principal researcher:Elucir Gir
Grantee:Fernanda Maria Vieira Pereira
Supervisor abroad: Simon Ching Lam
Home Institution: Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto (EERP). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Ribeirão Preto , SP, Brazil
Research place: Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK), China  
Associated to the scholarship:12/12341-4 - Cultural Adaptation and Validation of Compliance with Standard Precautions Scale (CSPS) to Brazilian nursing professionals, BP.DR


This study aims to compare the compliance with standard precautions between nursing staff between Hog Kong and Brazil. This is a quantitative methodological study. The Compliance with Standard Precautions Scale (CSPS) was translated for Portuguese in Brazil. This is scale composed of 20 items evaluate the compliance with standard precautions for nurses. The scale will be application a convenience sample of 200 nursing staff from each country will be invited to response the CSPS. Descriptive data analysis will be used to present the findings of survey. Comparisons will be conducted through the frequency, mean, and standard deviations. The result of the reviews will be presented in narratives. (AU)

Scientific publications
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
VIEIRA PEREIRA, FERNANDA MARIA; LAM, SIMON CHING; CHAN, JACKIE HOI MAN; MALAGUTI-TOFFANO, SILMARA ELAINE; GIR, ELUCIR. Difference in compliance with Standard Precautions by nursing staff in Brazil versus Hong Kong. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, v. 43, n. 7, p. 769-772, JUL 1 2015. Web of Science Citations: 9.

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