International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | Saudi Arabia | Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017 | Rating: 7 / 10 | Rate this Article


Evaluation of Knowledge of Surgical Staff about Post Operative Infection at Selected Surgical Units, Saudi Arabia

Manal Amer [13] | Dr. Abdullah Waheeb Shafey [2] | Dr. Tamer Osama Awan [2]


Abstract: Background Knowledge of Surgical Staff about Post Operative infection 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 Surgical Staff about Post Operative 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 200 surgical staff in the research setting based on their area of their specialties to assess their level of evaluation of Knowledge of Surgical 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 knowledgeable of Post Operative infection with statistically significantly difference in relation to the aspect of knowledge about (PPE). Moreover, it was found that Female Surgical staff had higher level of knowledgeable 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 knowledge among surgical staff towards Post Operative infection within the study setting.


Keywords: Surgical staff, Knowledge, Awareness, Value & Post Operative infection PPE


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017,


Pages: 1916 - 1919


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