International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | Saudi Arabia | Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017


Assessment of the Perspective of Emergency Department Medical Staff towards Professional Hazards at Selected Emergency Department Staff, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Jawzaa Saleh Allehyani [2]


Abstract: Background The peculiarity on patient protection in the arena of health care, hardly any organizations has evaluated the degree to which safety is a deliberate superiority or their culture manacles patient safety. In rejoinder to the Institute of Medicines report and to an organizational commitment to patient safety, they conducted an efficient assessment of safety. Objectives To assess the Perspective of Emergency Department Medical Staff towards Professional Hazards at Selected Emergency Department Staff, Saudi Arabia Method A cross-sectional survey was conducted at selected ER, Saudi Arabia. Self-administered questionnaire was provided to 200 Emergency Department Staff in the research setting based on their area of their medical specialties to assess the Perspective of Emergency Department Medical Staff towards Professional Hazards at Selected Emergency Department Staff, Saudi Arabia Results The findings showed that the Perception towards Professional Hazards among some Emergency Department Staff working at selected ER was variable. The majority (92.3 %) of the Emergency Department Staff had a high level of Perception towards Professional Hazards in relation to Professional Hazards in relation to only contact with skin) washing with usual detergent is enough. On the other hand (75.2 %) of the Emergency Department Staff had a lowest level of Perception towards Professional Hazards in relation to Blood spills should be cleaned up at the appointed time with sodium hypochlorite Although, concerning the Intermittent Level of Perception the highest level was Perception towards Professional Hazards in relation to Health care workers with non intact skin should not be involved in direct patient care until the condition resolves (22.3 %). While, regarding the Low Level of Perception towards Professional Hazards in relation to only contact with skin washing with usual detergent is enough was showed higher rate (16.4 %) Conclusions The current study results revealed that there were high levels of Perception among the Emergency Department Staff towards Professional Hazards within the study setting.


Keywords: Professional Hazards, Perspective &Emergency Department Staff


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017,


Pages: 211 - 215


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