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Study to Assess the Knowledge of Infection Control Practices among the ICU Nurses in Apollo Hospitals Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Author(s) Puja Brahma, Piyush Das
Country India
Abstract Background of the Study: The threat of healthcare-associated infections persists despite many new advances in the healthcare system. In this scenario, the lack of knowledge and practices related to preventing the spreading of various nosocomial infections can lead to more hospital-acquired infections and will hamper the quality of care provided by hospitals.
Aim: This study aims to assess the knowledge of infection control practices among ICU Nurses.
Methodology: This study is a descriptive study. The study used a self-administered structure questionnaire. A study population was selected by random sampling method.
Results: The comprehensive awareness of infection control practices among the nursing professionals as per their year of work experience in the respective nursing field was interpreted as Excellent when the positive responses to all those questionnaires were > 90%. Defined Good with a response of 80- 90 %, at the same time average with 50-80% and below average mostly who have scored < 50 % of the questionnaire.
Implication of the study:
These findings suggest that more experienced nurses had good knowledge of various infection control practices whereas nurses with less experience had average and below-average knowledge. We can conclude that the infection control practices among ICU staff are average, which can lead to hospital-acquired infections.
Conclusion: The study confirms that knowledge related to infection control practices among ICU nurses is good; there is a scope of improvement.
Keywords Infection Control Practices, Standard Precautions, Hand Hygiene
Field Medical / Pharmacy
Published In Volume 6, Issue 3, May-June 2024
Published On 2024-05-24
Cite This Study to Assess the Knowledge of Infection Control Practices among the ICU Nurses in Apollo Hospitals Bhubaneswar, Odisha - Puja Brahma, Piyush Das - IJFMR Volume 6, Issue 3, May-June 2024. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i03.21107
DOI https://doi.org/10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i03.21107
Short DOI https://doi.org/gtwmp5

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