Research Article - Current Pediatric Research (2021) Volume 25, Issue 9
Nurse's knowledge concerning sterile technique performance at emergency department at Babylon teaching hospital for maternal and children.
Background: Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) has emerged as an important health problem worldwide causing significant mortality and morbidity. A localized or systemic condition resulting from an adverse response to the presence of infectious agents is described as Healthcare-associated infection. Methodology: by using a cross-sectional descriptive analysis to assess the knowledge of nurses regarding sterile performance at Babylon teaching hospital for maternal and children for the periods of September 1st, 2019 to June 1st, 2020. Using A non-probability convenient sample of (100) nurses who are working at different areas of Babylon teaching hospital for maternal and children. A descriptive statistical approach that includes frequencies, percentages data, and inferential statistics as chi-square were analyzed. Results: Represents the distribution of the nurses their demographic characteristics in terms of frequencies and percentage. Out of (100) subjects who participated in this study their age ranged from (20-29) years old and constituted (69%) of the study sample. Concerning marital status, fifty-three percent of participants were married. Regarding the educational attainment, most of the nurses were institute graduated work at prematurity wards for 1-10 years with the one-time training course. Conclusion: Nurses knowledge in terms of sterile performance, nurses was passing knowledge. Nurses age, marital status, gender, work area, training course, and years of experience have been not influenced their performance. The Nurse's educational attainment has been affected their performance.Author(s): Mohammed Talib Abed*, Mohammed Malih Radhi, Zainab Oudah Oubaid, Nada Khazal Kadhim Hindi