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 7 Issue 1, January 2018

Measurement for the Level of Receptiveness toward Universal Precautions among Medical Staff of Family Medicine Staff & Emergency Department, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Ibrahim Abdulrahman Ahmed

Abstract: Background The responsible health authority of Saudi Arabia developed regional program to support hospitals in reducing the risk of health-care-associated or noso-comial infections. More information on infection control programme can be found in the document Prevention of hospital-acquired infections. In the absence of any effective treatment and vaccine, health authorities resorted to basic public health measures. Rapid case detection, immediate isolation, contact tracing and good infection precautions were instituted to prevent further infection. Objective To measure for the level of receptiveness toward universal precautions among medical staff of family medicine and emergency department -Saudi Arabia. Method A cross-sectional survey was conducted sing a self-administered questionnaire was provided to a total of 240 participants which constitute a 120 medical staff of family medicine & 120 emergency department in the research setting based on their area of their specialties to measure their level of receptiveness toward universal precautions. Results The current study findings Showed that majority of the participants were showed a high Level of adherence towards Provision of protective equipments (97.16 %) ** which represent highly significance differences (P

Keywords: Medical Staff of Family Medicine, Medical Staff Emergency Department, Receptiveness Provisions of Protective Equipments & Universal precautions

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 1, January 2018,

Pages: 920 - 923

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