International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Dental Science | Saudi Arabia | Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019 | Rating: 7 / 10


Orthodontic Dental Staff Perspective about Personal Protective Equipments at Selected Dental Clinics, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Alreshidi Meshari Faleh [2]


Abstract: Background: Orthodontic Dental Staff about Personal Protective Equipments of Personnel Protective Equipments require to be highly valued and practices by all the health care practitioners, despite the fact that decisive staff development in the prevention of spread infectious diseases. Objective: To Evaluation of Knowledge of Orthodontic Dental Staff about Personal Protective Equipments among Orthodontic dental staff at the Selected Dental Clinics-Saudi Arabia. Method: A cross-sectional survey was conducted at the Selected Dental Clinics-Saudi Arabia. . Tool was consists of 16 items self-administered questionnaire was provided to 200 Orthodontic staff in the research setting based on their area of their specialties to assess their level of evaluation of Knowledge of Orthodontic Dental 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 Personnel Protective Equipments with statistically significantly difference in relation to the aspect of knowledge about (PPE). Moreover, it was found that Female Dental Orthodontic 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 Orthodontic staff towards Personal Protective Equipments within the study setting.


Keywords: Orthodontic staff, Knowledge, Awareness, Value & Personnel Protective Equipments PPE


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019,


Pages: 1490 - 1493


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