Appraisal of Awareness of Surgical Staff about Surgical Site infection at Selected Surgical Units, Saudi Arabia
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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | Saudi Arabia | Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017

Appraisal of Awareness of Surgical Staff about Surgical Site infection at Selected Surgical Units, Saudi Arabia

Manal Amer, Dr. Yussif Mohammed Hassan Alnawar, Dr. Feras Jamal Ehsan Sendi

Background Awareness of Surgical Staff about Surgical Ste Infection requires being highly valued and practices by all the health care practitioners, despite the fact that decisive staff development in the prevention of Surgical Site Infection. Objective To Evaluation of Awareness of Surgical Staff about Surgical Site Infection among Surgical Staff at the Selected Surgical Unit-Saudi Arabia. Method A cross-sectional survey was conducted at the Selected Surgical Unit-Saudi Arabia.. Tool was consists of 16 items self-administered questionnaire was provided to 150 surgical staff in the research setting based on their area of their specialties to assess their level of evaluation of Awareness of Surgical Staff about Personal Protective Equipments Results The findings of the current study showed the level of awareness of Surgical Ste Infection was significantly associated with many variables (Table.1). The findings of the current study showed than more than two third (90.0 %) *of the respondents were very aware of Surgical Ste Infection with statistically significantly difference in relation to the aspect of Adequate information about how to prevent surgical site infection. Moreover, it was found that Surgical staff had high level of awareness (87.5 %) in relation to Senior management is accountable for ensuring that healthcare personnel, including licensed and no licensed personnel, are adequately trained and competent to perform their job responsibilities towards Surgical Site Infection. Furthermore, majority of the participants (87.5 %) Personnel from the IPC program, the laboratory, and information technology departments are responsible for ensuring that systems are in place to support the surveillance program of prevention of Surgical Site Infection.. Conclusions The current study results revealed that there were a high levels of awareness among surgical staff towards Surgical Ste Infection within the study setting.

Keywords: Surgical staff, Awareness & Surgical Ste Infection SSI

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017

Pages: 2362 - 2365

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Manal Amer, Dr. Yussif Mohammed Hassan Alnawar, Dr. Feras Jamal Ehsan Sendi, "Appraisal of Awareness of Surgical Staff about Surgical Site infection at Selected Surgical Units, Saudi Arabia", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART2017504, Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017, 2362 - 2365

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