The application level of the infection control methods in the operation wards of Shahrekord university hospitals compared to the standards in 2005

Noorian, Kobra. and Aien, Fereshteh. and Delaram, Masoumeh and Kazemian, Afsaneh. (2006) The application level of the infection control methods in the operation wards of Shahrekord university hospitals compared to the standards in 2005. J Shahrekord Univ Med Sci, 8 (3).

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Abstract

Background and aim: Nosocomial infection is an important health problem. The operation rooms of the hospitals are potentially favorite places for distribution of these diseases. It is now known that using standard control methods could prevent the infections. The aim of this study was to find the application level of these methods in Shahrekord universitiy hospitals and to compare them with the present standards methods. Method: This descriptive analytical study was performed in three operation wards including 7 operation rooms. Data was collected using a questionnaire consisted of 54 questions about facilities and equipments, 8 questions about personnel practice related to infection control, 12 questions about individual hygiene and scrub methods, 8 questions about disinfection and sterilization and 7 questions about using preventive measures. The data was analyzed using t test. Results: The findings showed that application of disinfecting and sterilizing methods (93.75%), individual health, scrub methods (79.2%), and the patient admission process (84%) were poor. Conclusion: In conclusion, the operation wards have to be reviewed and supervised regularly for personnel, equipments, buildings, and training of the personnel to use disinfection control methods.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Infection control standards, Operation room, Personnel
Subjects: WC Communicable Diseases > Infection.Bacterial Infections
WO Surgery
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine > Department of Clinical Sciences > Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery
Depositing User: zahra bagheri .
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2017 06:21
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2018 04:29
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/6068

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