Volume : VI, Issue : II, February - 2017

A STUDY ON HOSPITAL ACCQUIRED INFECTION AND PREVENTION RECOMMENDATIONS IN TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL

Ramya Shanthi, N. Junior Sundresh

Abstract :

 Introduction: Hospital-acquired infection also known as nosocomial infection is an infection that is contracted from the environment or staff of a healthcare facility. It can be spread in the hospital environment, nursing home environment, rehabilitation facility, clinic, or other clinical settings.

Aim:To study about hospital acquired infections and prevention recommendations with reference to tertiary care hospital.

Methods: 150 hospital employees were accessed using a questionnaire with 31 questions regarding Hospital infection control.

Results:92% of the respondents are aware on all types of Hospital Acquired Infections and prevention recommendations. Personal Protective Equipment is an effective barrier for infection control, 36% of the respondents are answered strongly agree. Quality of sanitation services provided in hospital, 36% of the respondents are answered  Excellent, 42% of the respondents are answered  good.

Conclusion: Good infection control is essential but the complex nature of infection means that it is not always easy to achieve. Continuous training and monitoring will prevent infections. 

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Ramya Shanthi, N. Junior Sundresh, A STUDY ON HOSPITAL ACCQUIRED INFECTION AND PREVENTION RECOMMENDATIONS IN TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL, GLOBAL JOURNAL FOR RESEARCH ANALYSIS : Volume-6, Issue-2, February‾2017


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