International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | Saudi Arabia | Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017


Evaluation of the Level of Knowledge of Family Medicine Staff about Universal Precaution at Selected Medical Units, Saudi Arabia

Manal Amer, Dr. Fawaz Abdullah Alazmi, Dr. Mousa Salem Aldabis


Abstract: Background Awareness of Family Medicine about Universal Precaution requires being highly valued and practices by all the health care practitioners, despite the fact that decisive staff development in the prevention of Post Operative infection. Objective To Evaluation of Knowledge of Family Medicine about Universal Precaution among Family Medicine at the Selected Medical Units-Saudi Arabia. Method A cross-sectional survey was conducted at the Selected Medical Units-Saudi Arabia. . Tool was consists of 16 items self-administered questionnaire was provided to 200 Family Medicine in the research setting based on their area of their specialties to assess their level of evaluation of Knowledge of Family Medicine about Personal Protective Equipments Results The findings of the current study showed than more than two third (90.4 %) *of the respondents were very knowledgeable of Universal Precaution with statistically significantly difference in relation to the aspect of knowledge about (PPE). Moreover, it was found that Female Family Medicine Staff had higher level of knowledgeable of Personnel Protective Equipments (89.3 %) than males (52.3 %). Furthermore, majority of the participants (82.4 %) replied that they were adequacy of protective equipments within the current research setting. Majority of participants (83.2 %) reported that they were positively in relation to value of adherence towards personnel protective equipments. Conclusions The current study results revealed that there were a high levels of knowledge among Family Medicine Staff towards Universal Precaution within the study setting.


Keywords: Universal Precaution, Family Medicine Staff, Knowledge, Awareness &Values


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017,


Pages: 212 - 215


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Manal Amer, Dr. Fawaz Abdullah Alazmi, Dr. Mousa Salem Aldabis, "Evaluation of the Level of Knowledge of Family Medicine Staff about Universal Precaution at Selected Medical Units, Saudi Arabia", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20171399, Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017, 212 - 215

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