Infection control precautions in the operating rooms of a teaching hospital and comparison with international standards in Iran, 2017.

kazamzadeh, atefeh Infection control precautions in the operating rooms of a teaching hospital and comparison with international standards in Iran, 2017. Tabari Biomedical Student Research Journal.

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Abstract

Surgical site infections (SSIs) are not new problems and this problem was permanent. World Health Organization published many protocols which are used in all of countries, such as Iran. This study aimed to evaluate infection controls precautions in the Imam Khomeini hospital's operating rooms and compare with international standards. This study was a descriptive research. 170 surgeries in operating rooms of Imam Khomeini hospital were evaluated. Data collection instruments were demographic questionnaire for patients and surgeries teams, a researcher made checklist consisted of 13 items for patients, 34 items for personnel and 35 items for operating room's environment. Each item was measured with 1 score for Yes answer and 0 score for No answer. Respectively, the percentage (0-24.9), (25-50), (50.1- 75) and (75.1-100) were reported according to so bad, bad, intermediate and good. Data gathering was done with observation and interview. Data analyzed by SPSS software. 170 surgeries in this study were evaluated. The average percentage of infection control precaution for three dimensions of patient, personnel and equipment operating room were 76.47± 2.6, 80.43±6.2 and 65.5±31.53 percent respectively. 24.1% of surgeries (41 surgery) were assessed in good level, 75.9% (129 surgery) in intermediate level and none were assessed bad level. The environment of operating rooms requires to a major revision. It is recommended that manager of hospitals pay more attention to it.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email eprints@mazums.ac.ir
Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2019 09:26
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2019 09:26
URI: http://eprints.mazums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4647

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