International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Dental Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017 | Rating: 6.2 / 10


Comparison of Knowledge and Attitude of Infection Control Practices amongst the House Surgeons and Post Graduate Students in a Private Dental College- A Cross Sectional Survey

Hema Seshan | Vharsha Bhaskar | Ashwini S. [7]


Abstract: Dental health care professionals are generally at a higher risk of exposure to a variety of environmental and human infectious diseases that is hazardous to the dental team and patients. The aim was to determine the knowledge and attitude of infection control practices amongst the house surgeons and post graduate dental students. From 100 subjects data collected was tabulated and analysed using descriptive analysis and bivariate analyses and chi-square test. The knowledge and attitude of infection control practices amongst the house surgeons and post graduate dental students were satisfactory. A statistically significant difference was appreciated for a few close ended questions. It was concluded that both the house surgeons and post graduate dental students had a sufficiently good knowledge and attitude towards infection control.


Keywords: Infection control, house surgeons, post graduates, personal protective equipments


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017,


Pages: 694 - 697



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