International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | Palestinian Territories | Volume 5 Issue 3, March 2016

Prevalence of SI and NSI among Nurses in Northern West Bank Hospitals / Palestine

Mariam Amer Al-Tell | Bushra Jamal Almurr

Abstract: Introduction Standard precautions defined as a group of infection prevention practices that apply to all patients, regardless of suspected or confirmed diagnosis or presumed infection status. The aim of these precautions is prevention and or reduction of transmission of HAI, and in the same time, protection of Nurses from sharp injuries. Main objective the main objective is to assess Prevalence of SI and NSI and related causes among Nurses in Northern West Bank Hospitals /Palestine Method a systemic random sample of (249) nurses was selected from Rafedia hospital, Alwatani hospital, Thabet Thabet hospital, Khalil Suleiman hospital and Darwish Nazzal hospital. Self administrated questionnaire was filled by participants, and data was analysis by using SPSS version 17. Results the result showed that the prevalence of sharp injuries and needle stick injuries in previous 12 month were (66.8 %) and (46.4 %) respectively. Conclusion and Recommendations standard precaution is basic level of infection control precaution. However, the vast majority of participants in this study didnt always follow it. So more training program on infection control and more concentration on standard precaution by educational program and regular lectures must be given to nurses in order to improve their knowledge and practice of SP measures.

Keywords: Stick Injury, Needle Stick Injury, Prevalence, Nurses

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 3, March 2016,

Pages: 445 - 453

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Mariam Amer Al-Tell, Bushra Jamal Almurr, "Prevalence of SI and NSI among Nurses in Northern West Bank Hospitals / Palestine", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 5 Issue 3, March 2016, pp. 445-453,

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