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A controlled trial of the knowledge impact of tuberculosis information leaflets among staff supporting substance misusers: pilot study.

Roy, A; Abubakar, I; Chapman, A; Andrews, N; Pattinson, M; Lipman, M; Rodrigues, LC; ... Catchpole, M; + view all (2011) A controlled trial of the knowledge impact of tuberculosis information leaflets among staff supporting substance misusers: pilot study. PLoS One , 6 (6) , Article e20875. 10.1371/journal.pone.0020875. Green open access

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Abstract

Information leaflets are widely used to increase awareness and knowledge of disease. Limited research has, to date, been undertaken to evaluate the efficacy of these information resources. This pilot study sought to determine whether information leaflets developed specifically for staff working with substance mis-users improved knowledge of tuberculosis (TB).

Type: Article
Title: A controlled trial of the knowledge impact of tuberculosis information leaflets among staff supporting substance misusers: pilot study.
Location: United States
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0020875
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0020875
Language: English
Additional information: © 2011 Roy et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. PMCID: PMC3117836 The National Knowledge Service Tuberculosis Pilot was funded by the Department of Health and the Health Protection Agency in England. The views expressed in this paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Health or the Health Protection Agency. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.
Keywords: Awareness, Health Personnel, Humans, Patient Education as Topic, Pilot Projects, Substance-Related Disorders, Tuberculosis
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Div of Medicine
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Div of Medicine > Respiratory Medicine
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Pop Health Sciences > Institute for Global Health
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1354060
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