Parental knowledge and behaviour to prevent environmental P. aeruginosa acquisition in their children with CF

Gerald Ullrich, Susanne Wiedau, Wolfgang Schulz and Gratiana Steinkamp

This study attempts to evaluate the spectrum of hygienic measures recommended to prevent chronic infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PA) in children with Cystic fibrosis. It shows that there is still a lot of misunderstanding of these measures by the parents, and that health professional working with these families need to ensure that the preventive measures have been properly explained and well understood.

Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, 7(3),231-237

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