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Book Chapters

Mutombo PN; Man NWY; Nejsum P; Ricketson R; Gordon CA; Robertson G; Clements ACA; Chacón-Fonseca N; Nissapatorn V; Webster JP; McLaws ML, 2019, 'Diagnosis and drug resistance of human soil-transmitted helminth infections: A public health perspective', in Advances in Parasitology, pp. 247 - 326, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/bs.apar.2019.02.004

McLaws ML; Sax H, 2017, 'Behavior and Hand Hygiene', in Pittet D; Boyce JM; Allegranzi B (ed.), Hand Hygiene A Handbook for Medical Professionals, John Wiley & Sons, pp. 115 - 122

McLaws M, 2011, 'Surveillance', in Friedman C; Newsom W (ed.), IFIC Basic Concepts of Infection Control, edn. 2, International Federation of Infection Control, Ireland, U.K, pp. 41 - 55, http://www.theific.org/basic_concepts/IFIC%20Book.pdf

Sharp KA; McLaws M-L, 2001, 'Wound dressings for surgical sites', in , John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.cd003091

Wilson CS; McLaws M, 1997, 'Final report of the general practitioner needs assessment', in Barrier Division of General Practice, edn. Original, Broken Hill

McLaws M; Ross M, 1993, 'Application of the Theory of reasoned Action to measurement of condom use among gay men', in Terry DJ; Gallois C; McCamish M (ed.), The Theory of Reasoned Action: Its Application to AIDS-Preventive Behaviour, edn. INTERNATIONAL SERIES IN EXPERIMENTAL SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, Pergamon Press, Oxford, pp. 169 - 184, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1993BB71M00011&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Ross M; McLaws M, 1993, 'Attitudes towards condoms and the theort of reasoned action', in Terry DJ; Gallois C; McCamish M (ed.), The Theory of Reasoned Action: Its Application to AIDS-Preventive Behaviour, edn. INTERNATIONAL SERIES IN EXPERIMENTAL SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, Pergamon Press, Oxford, pp. 81 - 92, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1993BB71M00006&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

McLaws M; Cooper DA, 1988, 'AIDS and Adolescents', in Bennett ; Williams (ed.), New Universal Australian Society of Adolescent Health, edn. Original, Brolga, Canberra

Journal articles

Shiraly R; Khoshdel N; Jeihooni AK; McLaws ML, 2022, 'Nudging physical distancing behaviors during the pandemic: a field experiment on passengers in the subway stations of shiraz, Iran', BMC Public Health, vol. 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-022-13184-y

Danaei M; McLaws ML; Shayan Z; Momeni M; Aminnia S; Yaghout Y; Fereidoni F; Groot G; Askarian A; Askarian M, 2022, 'Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice Toward Isolation Precautions Amongst Nurses and Auxiliary Nurses in Nemazee Hospital, Shiraz, Iran', Shiraz E Medical Journal, vol. 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.5812/semj.117459

McLaws ML, 2021, 'COVID-19 in children: time for a new strategy', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 215, pp. 212 - 213, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.51206

Duong BT; Duong MC; Campbell J; Nguyen VMH; Nguyen HH; Bui TBH; Nguyen VVC; McLaws ML, 2021, 'Antibiotic-resistant gram-negative bacteria carriage in healthcare workers working in an intensive care unit', Infection and Chemotherapy, vol. 53, http://dx.doi.org/10.3947/IC.2021.0040

Gozel MG; Hekimoglu CH; Gozel EY; Batir E; McLaws ML; Mese EA, 2021, 'National Infection Control Program in Turkey: The healthcare associated infection rate experiences over 10 years', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 49, pp. 885 - 892, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2020.12.013

Middleton PM; Wu TLL; Lee RYN; Ren S; McLaws ML, 2021, 'Multicultural presentation of chest pain at an emergency department in Australia', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 33, pp. 508 - 516, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13681

Byambasuren O; Dobler CC; Bell K; Rojas DP; Clark J; McLaws ML; Glasziou P, 2021, 'Comparison of seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 infections with cumulative and imputed COVID-19 cases: Systematic review', PLoS ONE, vol. 16, pp. e0248946, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0248946

Chan DKY; McLaws ML; Forsyth DR, 2021, 'COVID-19 in aged care homes: A comparison of effects initial government policies had in the UK (primarily focussing on England) and Australia during the first wave', International Journal for Quality in Health Care, vol. 33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/intqhc/mzab033

Byambasuren O; Cardona M; Bell K; Clark J; McLaws ML; Glasziou P, 2020, 'Estimating the extent of asymptomatic COVID-19 and its potential for community transmission: Systematic review and meta-analysis', JAMMI, vol. 5, pp. 223 - 234, http://dx.doi.org/10.3138/jammi-2020-0030

Shiraly R; Shayan Z; McLaws ML, 2020, 'Face touching in the time of COVID-19 in Shiraz, Iran', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 48, pp. 1559 - 1561, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2020.08.009

Byambasuren O; Dobler C; Bell K; Rojas DP; Clark J; McLaws M-L; Glasziou P, 2020, 'Comparison of seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 infections with cumulative and imputed COVID-19 cases: systematic review', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2020.07.13.20153163

Byambasuren O; Cardona M; Bell K; Clark J; McLaws M-L; Glasziou P, 2020, 'Estimating the extent of asymptomatic COVID-19 and its potential for community transmission: systematic review and meta-analysis', Official Journal of the Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Canada, vol. 5, pp. 223 - 234, http://dx.doi.org/10.3138/jammi-2020-0030

Jain S; Chraiti MN; Pittet D; Mclaws ML, 2020, 'Blood collection guidelines for inpatients and outpatients, home-based care and long-term care facilities', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 104, pp. 600 - 602, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2019.10.017

Lee YF; Mclaws ML; Ong LM; Amir Husin S; Chua HH; Wong SY; Pittet D; Zingg W, 2020, 'Hand hygiene promotion delivered by change agents - Two attitudes, similar outcome', Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, vol. 41, pp. 273 - 279, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ice.2019.339

Lee YF; McLaws ML; Ong LM; Amir Husin S; Chua HH; Wong SY; Pittet D; Zingg W, 2019, 'Hand hygiene - Social network analysis of peer-identified and management-selected change agents', Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13756-019-0644-x

Mutombo N; Landouré A; Man WY; Fenwick A; Dembélé R; Sacko M; Keita AD; Traoré MS; Webster JP; McLaws ML, 2019, 'The association between child Schistosoma spp. infections and morbidity in an irrigated rice region in Mali: A localized study', Acta Tropica, vol. 199, pp. 105115, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2019.105115

Jain S; Clezy K; McLaws ML, 2019, 'Modified glove use for contact precautions: Health care workers’ perceptions and acceptance', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 47, pp. 938 - 944, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2019.01.009

Duong MC; Nguyen VTT; Otsu S; McLaws M, 2019, 'Prevalence of hepatitis B and C virus infections in hemodialysis patients in Vietnam: A systematic review and meta‐analysis', JGH Open, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jgh3.12199

Alp E; Cookson B; Erdem H; Rello J; Akhvlediani T; Akkoyunlu Y; Amela DL; Aqel A; Bagırova F; Carevic B; Candevir-Ulu A; Cevahir F; Dijk MV; Dobrevska R; Donlan S; Dragovac G; Fernandez R; Ikram A; Kamal AM; Karagoz E; Kaynar L; Kulzhanova S; Kumar A; McLaws ML; Mema D; Oztoprak N; Pepe FN; Petri O; Popescu C; Presterl E; Raka L; Resat M; Senol G; Shresta LB; Sonmezer M; Taqıyev B; Tekin R; Tiamiyu B; Ulu-Kilic A; Vandana KE; Vecchio RFD; Wongsurakıat P, 2019, 'Infection control bundles in intensive care: an international cross-sectional survey in low- and middle-income countries', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 101, pp. 248 - 256, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2018.07.022

Sharp CA; Schulz Moore JS; McLaws ML, 2019, 'Two-Hourly Repositioning for Prevention of Pressure Ulcers in the Elderly: Patient Safety or Elder Abuse?', Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, vol. 16, pp. 17 - 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11673-018-9892-3

Stuart RL; Marshall C; Harrington G; Sasko L; McLaws ML; Ferguson J, 2019, 'ASID/ACIPC position statement – Infection control for patients with Clostridium difficile infection in healthcare facilities', Infection, Disease and Health, vol. 24, pp. 32 - 43, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.idh.2018.10.001

Duong MC; McLaws ML, 2019, 'Screening haemodialysis patients for hepatitis C in Vietnam: The inconsistency between common hepatitis C virus serological and virological tests', Journal of Viral Hepatitis, vol. 26, pp. 25 - 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvh.12994

McLaws ML; Kwok YLA, 2018, 'Hand hygiene compliance rates: Fact or fiction?', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 46, pp. 876 - 880, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2018.03.030

Jain S; Clezy K; McLaws ML, 2018, 'Safe removal of gloves from contact precautions: The role of hand hygiene', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 46, pp. 764 - 767, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2018.01.013

File K; Valente T; McLaws ML, 2018, 'Hygiene and health: Who do mothers in Vanuatu communicate with about health?', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15030443

Sharp CA; Moore JSS; McLaws ML, 2018, 'The coroner's role in the prevention of elder abuse: A study of australian coroner's court cases involving pressure ulcers in elders', Journal of Law and Medicine, vol. 26, pp. 494 - 509

Jain S; Clezy K; McLaws ML, 2017, 'Glove: Use for safety or overuse?', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 45, pp. 1407 - 1410, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2017.08.029

McLaws ML; Kwok A, 2017, 'Letter to the editor on “Social cohesion: The missing factor required for a successful hand hygiene program”', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 45, pp. 579 - 579, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2017.01.011

Om C; Daily F; Vlieghe E; McLaughlin JC; McLaws ML, 2017, 'Pervasive antibiotic misuse in the Cambodian community: Antibiotic-seeking behaviour with unrestricted access', Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13756-017-0187-y

Duong MC; McLaws ML, 2017, 'Dangerous practices in a hemodialysis unit in Vietnam identify from mixed methods', BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-017-2290-3

Kwok YLA; Harris P; McLaws ML, 2017, 'Social cohesion: The missing factor required for a successful hand hygiene program', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 45, pp. 222 - 227, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2016.10.021

Sharp CA; McLaws ML, 2017, 'STOP THE CYCLE OF CONTAMINATION AND DEATH', Australian nursing & midwifery journal, vol. 24, pp. 42

Storr J; Twyman A; Zingg W; Damani N; Kilpatrick C; Reilly J; Price L; Egger M; Grayson ML; Kelley E; Allegranzi B; Caluwaerts A; El-Asady R; Fisher D; Gastmeier P; Holmes A; Jayatilleke K; McLaws ML; Mehta G; Mehtar S; Ndoye B; Otaíza F; Padoveze MC; Park B; Parneix P; Pittet D; Robertson V; Sesay-Kamara N; Seto WH; Talaat M; Unahalekhaka A; Curiel EV, 2017, 'Core components for effective infection prevention and control programmes: New WHO evidence-based recommendations', Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13756-016-0149-9

McLaws ML, 2017, 'Our health care workers need more than infection prevention best practice while caring for patients with novel and highly pathogenic infections', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 45, pp. 4 - 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2016.09.016

Om C; Daily F; Vlieghe E; McLaughlin JC; McLaws ML, 2016, '"If it's a broad spectrum, it can shoot better": Inappropriate antibiotic prescribing in Cambodia', Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13756-016-0159-7

Duong C; Turner R; McLaws M-L, 2016, 'Shewhart Charts and Two-Monthly Screening Interval to Monitor Hepatitis C and Hepatitis B Virus Infections in Two-Year Prospective Cohort Study of Hemodialysis Patients in Vietnam', Journal of Nephrology and Urology Research, vol. 4, pp. 5 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.12970/2310-984X.2016.04.01.3

Kwok YLA; Juergens CP; McLaws ML, 2016, 'Automated hand hygiene auditing with and without an intervention', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 44, pp. 1475 - 1480, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2016.08.014

Om C; McLaws ML, 2016, 'Antibiotics: Practice and opinions of Cambodian commercial farmers, animal feed retailers and veterinarians', Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13756-016-0147-y

Om C; Vlieghe E; McLaughlin JC; Daily F; McLaws ML, 2016, 'Antibiotic prescribing practices: A national survey of Cambodian physicians', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 44, pp. 1144 - 1148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2016.03.062

Spigelman AD; Rendalls S; McLaws ML; Gray A, 2016, 'Antimicrobial stewardship: Australia', International Journal of Health Governance, vol. 21, pp. 139 - 149, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJHG-02-2016-0010

McLaws ML; Chughtai AA; Salmon S; MacIntyre CR, 2016, 'A highly precautionary doffing sequence for health care workers after caring for wet Ebola patients to further reduce occupational acquisition of Ebola', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 44, pp. 740 - 744, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2015.12.034

Azim S; Juergens C; McLaws ML, 2016, 'An average hand hygiene day for nurses and physicians: The burden is not equal', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 44, pp. 777 - 781, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2016.02.006


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