Dr. Mesfer Saleh Alwadie
Abstract: Background Acquaintance of Endodontic Dental Staff about Personal Protective Equipments requires to be highly valued and practices by all the health care practitioners, despite the fact that decisive staff development in the prevention of spread infectious diseases. Objective To Evaluation of Acquaintance of Endodontic Dental Staff about Personal Protective Equipments among Endodontic dental staff at the Selected Dental Clinics-Saudi Arabia. Method A cross-sectional survey was conducted at the Selected Dental Clinics-Saudi Arabia. Tool was consists of 16 items self-administered questionnaire was provided to 200 Endodontic staff in the research setting based on their area of their specialties to assess their level of evaluation of Acquaintance of Endodontic Dental Staff about Personal Protective Equipments Results The findings of the current study showed than more than two third ( (91.5 %) *of the respondents were very Acquaintance able of Personnel Protective Equipments with statistically significantly difference in relation to the aspect of Acquaintance about (PPE).Moreover, it was found that Female Dental Endodontic staff had higher level of Acquaintance able of Personnel Protective Equipments (86.5 %) than males (43.3 %). Furthermore, majority of the participants (87.5 %) replied that they were adequacy of protective equipments within the current research setting. Majority of participants (80 %) 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 Acquaintance among Endodontic staff towards Personal Protective Equipments within the study setting.
Keywords: Endodontic staff, Acquaintance, Awareness, Value & Personnel Protective Equipments PPE