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Research Paper | Dental Science | Saudi Arabia | Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017
Judgment of the Awareness? Towards Work-related Injury among Endodontic Staff at Selected Dental Clinics, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Suhail Abdlurahman Alamoudi | Dr. Emad Hussain Habib Allah
Abstract: Background Regardless of the distinction on safety measures in health care facilities, the alternatives of organizations have measured the degree to which safety is a premeditated precedence and culture sustains patient safety. In retort to the Institute of Medicines report and to an organizational commitment to patient guard was held an effective evaluation of safety standandrs indicators. Objective To appraise the level of awareness towards work-related injury among endodontic staff at Selected Dental Clinics, Saudi Arabia. Method A cross-sectional survey was conducted at dental Clinics, Saudi Arabia. A 32 items self-administered questionnaire was provided to 100 endodontic staff in the research setting based on To evaluate the level of awareness towards work-related injury among endodontic staff at Selected Dental Clinics, Saudi Arabia. Results This study showed that awareness towards the aspects of work related injury among some dental staff working at the dental clinics of the selected setting was variable. The majority (86.0 %) of the dental staff had a high level of awareness towards HCWs with non intact skin should not be involved in direct patient care until the condition resolves. Followed by (82.0 %) at the item of Isolation is necessary for patients with blood-borne infections. Conversely (62.0 %) of the dental staff had a low level of awareness towards work-related injury was in item Universal precautions are not necessary in situations that might lead to contact with saliva. Conclusions The current study results revealed that there was a high level of work related injury within the study setting.
Keywords: Judgment, Work Related Injury, Awareness, &Endodontic
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017,
Pages: 600 - 604