International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Dental Science | Saudi Arabia | Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019


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

Dr. Alreshidi Meshari Faleh


Abstract: Background: Notwithstanding the distinction on patient fortification at dental clinics, some of the dental health institutes have 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 relation to Orthodontic subspecialty and to an executive eagerness to patient protection, the current research was practical investigate the insight rate of the orthodontic staff to enhance an efficient practicing of hand hygiene. Objective: To assess the level of insight of Orthodontic dental staff about hand hygiene at the selected dental clinics, Saudi Arabia. Method: A cross-sectional survey was conducted at six dental clinics, Saudi Arabia. A 22 items self-administered questionnaire was provided to 100 Orthodontic staff in the research setting based on their area of their specialties to assess the level of Insight of Orthodontic dental staff about hand hygiene at the selected dental clinics, Saudi Arabia. Results: This study finding showed that the level of insight of Orthodontic dental staff about hand hygiene. The majority (89.0 %) of the Orthodontic staff had a high level of Level of Insight 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 (87.0 %) of the Orthodontic staff had a lowest level of Level of Insight of Orthodontic Dental Staff about Hand Hygiene in relation to Hand washing reduces the incidence of healthcare-related infections. As well as, (4.0 %) In standard hand washing: minimum duration should be. Although, concerning the Intermittent Level of Awareness the highest level regarding the Level of Insight of Orthodontic Dental Staff about Hand Hygiene was (10.0 %) in relation to Hand washing is indicated between tasks and procedures on the same patient. While, regarding the Low Level of Insight 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 (90.0 %) Conclusions: The current study results revealed that there were high levels of Insight of Orthodontic dental staff about hand hygiene within the study setting.


Keywords: Hand Hygiene, Insight, &Orthodontic staff


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019,


Pages: 1494 - 1496


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Dr. Alreshidi Meshari Faleh, "Insight of Orthodontic Dental Staff about Hand Hygiene at Selected Dental Clinics, Saudi Arabia", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20197526, Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019, 1494 - 1496

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