Assessment of Perception of Orthodontic Dental Staff about Hand Hygiene at Selected Dental Clinics, Saudi Arabia
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Research Paper | Aerospace Engineering | Saudi Arabia | Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017

Assessment of Perception of Orthodontic Dental Staff about Hand Hygiene at Selected Dental Clinics, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Ibrahim Abdullah Alanazi, Dr. Hussam Muneer Alqahtani

Background Notwithstanding the prominence on patient protection at dental clinics, some health institutes has examined the level to which wellbeing is an intentional priority or their background chains patient safety. In comeback to the Institute of Dental Medical report n relation to Orthodontic subspecialty and to an executive eagerness to patient protection, the current research was applied to enhance an efficient dimension of hand hygiene. Objective To assess the level of perception of Orthodontic dental staff about hand hygiene at the selected dental clinics, Saudi Arabia. Method A cross-sectional survey was conducted at five dental clinics, Saudi Arabia. A18 items self-administered questionnaire was provided to 150 Orthodontic staff in the research setting based on their area of their specialties to assess the level of perception of Orthodontic dental staff about hand hygiene at the selected dental clinics, Saudi Arabia. Results This study finding showed that the level of perception of Orthodontic dental staff about hand hygiene. The majority (95.33 %) of the Orthodontic staff had a high level of Level of Perception of Orthodontic Dental Staff about Hand Hygiene in relation to for Hand washing is indicated between tasks and procedures on the same patient. On the other hand (92.77 %) of the Orthodontic staff had a lowest level of Level of Perception of Orthodontic Dental Staff about Hand Hygiene in relation to Hand washing reduces the incidence of healthcare-related infections. As well as, (92.77 %) In standard hand washing minimum duration should be. Although, concerning the Intermittent Level of Awareness the highest level regarding the Level of Perception of Orthodontic Dental Staff about Hand Hygiene was (2.0 %) in relation to Hand washing is indicated between tasks and procedures on the same patient. While, regarding the Low Level of Perception of Orthodontic Dental Staff about Hand Hygiene l in the item of in standard hand washing minimum duration should be and also n the item of was Alcohol hand rub substitutes hand washing even if the hands are soiled showed higher rate of awareness (4.66 %) Conclusions The current study results revealed that there were high levels of perception of Orthodontic dental staff about hand hygiene within the study setting.

Keywords: Hand Hygiene, Perception, &Orthodontic staff

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017

Pages: 1240 - 1243

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Dr. Ibrahim Abdullah Alanazi, Dr. Hussam Muneer Alqahtani, "Assessment of Perception of Orthodontic Dental Staff about Hand Hygiene at Selected Dental Clinics, Saudi Arabia", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20164158, Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017, 1240 - 1243

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