Medline search terms

1.Patients/ or Inpatients/ or Outpatients/
2.Caregivers/ or exp Family/ or exp Parents/ or exp Legal-Guardians/
3.(patients or carer$ or famil$).tw.
5.Popular-Works-Publication-Type/ or exp Information-Services/ or Publications/ or Books/ or Pamphlets/ or Counseling/ or Directive-Counseling/
6.4 and 5
7.((patient or patients) adj3 (education or educate or educating or information or literature or leaflet$ or booklet$ or pamphlet$)).ti,ab.
8.Patient-Education/ or Patient-Education-Handout-Publication-Type/
10.exp Consumer-Satisfaction/ or Personal-Satisfaction/ or exp Patient-Acceptance-Of-Health- Care/ or exp Consumer-Participation/ or exp Patient-Rights/ or Health Care Surveys/ or Questionnaires/ or Interview/ or Focus groups/
11.(patient$ adj3 (view$ or opinion$ or awareness or tolerance or perception or persistenc$ or attitude$ or compliance or satisfaction or concern$ or belief$ or feeling$ or position or idea$ or preference$ or choice$)).tw.
12.(Discomfort or comfort or inconvenience or bother$4 or trouble or fear$ or anxiety or anxious or worr$3).tw.
16.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice/
17.behavior/ or health behavior/
18.Health Promotion/
19.“Practice (Psychology)”/
20.(motivat$ or barrier$ or behavio?r or incentive$ or disincentive$).ti,ab.

From: Appendix F, Literature search strategies

Cover of Infection: Prevention and Control of Healthcare-Associated Infections in Primary and Community Care
Infection: Prevention and Control of Healthcare-Associated Infections in Primary and Community Care: Partial Update of NICE Clinical Guideline 2.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 139.
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