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The habitus of hygiene: Discourses of cleanliness and infection control in nursing work
This paper reports upon a qualitative interview study of 22 matrons, infection control staff and operating theatre staff who were questioned about their working lives and the role they played in the control of healthcare ...
Hygiene and biosecurity: The language and politics of risk in an era of emerging infectious diseases
(Wiley Blackwell, 2009-09-25)
Infectious diseases, such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and avian inﬂuenza, have recently been high on the agenda of policy makers and the public. Although hygiene and biosecurity are preferred options for ...