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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 ...
'Post antibiotic apocalypse': discourses of mutation in narratives of MRSA.
(Blackwell Wiley, 2009)
In this paper we will consider the question of mutation as it is manifested in press coverage of MRSA in UK hospitals. This represents a fertile field of discourse which brings into focus issues relating to microbes, people ...