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Int J Med Invest 2019, 8(2): 31-39 Back to browse issues page
Factors Influencing Compliance with Isolation Precautions among Nurses who Work in Turkish Surgical Clinics
Elif KARAHAN *, Nurten TAŞDEMİR, Sevim ÇELİK
Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Zonguldak Bulent Ecevit University, TURKEY.
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Abstract
Background: It is stated that hospital infections violating patient safety constitute an important problem in developed and developing countries all around the world. The aim of this study is to examine the compliance with isolation precautions of nurses working in surgical clinics.
Methods: This is a descriptive study. The study was performed with 190 nurses working in surgical clinics. The questionnaire consisted of demographic, infection and isolation questions and the Turkish version of “The Isolation Precautions Compliance Scale” was used.
Results: The average score of the nurses' isolation precautions compliance scale is 70.87 ± 10.01. There was a negatively significant negative correlation between the age of nurses the total duration of the study and the total score of isolation precautions compliance scale. Nurses who received orientation and in-service training on isolation measures had a significantly higher total score on the isolation precautions compliance scale.
Conclusion: It was found that nurses had high compliance scores on the isolation measures.
Keywords: Compliance with infection precautions, infection, nurses, surgical clinic
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KARAHAN E, TAŞDEMİR N, ÇELİK S. Factors Influencing Compliance with Isolation Precautions among Nurses who Work in Turkish Surgical Clinics. Int J Med Invest. 2019; 8 (2) :31-39
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