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Supervisors’ knowledge of hospital infections control in one of the medical sciences universities related hospitals
Amerioun A. *, Karimi Zarchi A. A., Tavakkoli R., Ghorbani GH. A., Zaboli R., Hoseini Shokouh S. M.
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  Aims. Hospital infections are very important from three points of view included morbidity, prevalence and expenses. The morbidity of 5 to 10%, mortality of 3% and direct expenses of about 6 billion rials per year for hospital infections make it important to investigate. Supervisors' knowledge about hospital infection and its related factors will reduce these side effects. 

  Methods. This is a cross-sectional descriptive study. 64 supervisors working in one of the medical universities related hospitals selected through head accounting. Instrument for collecting data was a questionnaire which its validity proved by experts and its reliability confirmed 90% in previous studies. Various descriptive and analytical tests including χ 2 and ANOVA used to analyze data.

  Results. 51.6% of participants were male, 87.5% were married, more than 84% had B.Sc. degree and 50% passed controlling the hospital infections courses. More than 54% participated in seminars took place on hospital infections. A significant difference was seen among the mean scores of supervisors' knowledge about hospital infection (p<0.05). In general, more than 64% of supervisors had an adequate knowledge regarding hospital infections control. 

  Conclusion. According to the importance of hospital infections, each hospital patients' situation and the condition of infection transmission, it is recommended that managers and health planners should make appropriate decisions in each studied hospital.

 

Keywords: Hospital, Knowledge, Hospital Infections, Supervisor
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Type of Study: Orginal Research | Subject: military medcine
Received: 2008/11/2 | Accepted: 2015/01/26 | Published: 2015/01/26
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Amerioun A., Karimi Zarchi A. A., Tavakkoli R., Ghorbani GH. A., Zaboli R., Hoseini Shokouh S. M.. Supervisors’ knowledge of hospital infections control in one of the medical sciences universities related hospitals. J Mil Med. 2009; 11 (2) :97-101
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