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Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing 2008;15(2): 153
응급실 간호사의 감염관리 수행도 및 관련 요인
박상연1, 신동수2, 이현구3, 김희숙4
1경북대학교 간호대학
2한림대학교 간호학부
3경북대학교 간호대학
4경북대학교 간호대학
Compliance with Nosocomial Infection Control and Related Factors among Emergency Room Nurses
Sang-Yeon Park1, Dong-Soo Shin2, Hyun-Gu Lee3, Hee-Sook Kim4
1College of Nursing, Kyungpook National University
2Division of Nursing, Hallym University
3College of Nursing, Kyungpook National University
4College of Nursing, Kyungpook National University
Purpose: This study was done to examine the level of compliance and the relation of related factors of nosocomial infection control among nurses in emergency rooms. The data will provide fundamental information for developing programs for nosocomial infection control in the emergency room.
Method: Study participants were 183 nurses working in emergency rooms in general hospitals that had more than 500 beds and were located in Daegu, Daejeun, and Pusan. The survey was carried out from March 7 to March 26, 2006 and a structured questionnaire was used. Descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA and Sheffe test with SPSS 14.0 were used to analyze the data.
Results: The average level for practice of infection control was relatively low Levels of compliance were high when the participants had: 1) regular conferences for nosocomial infection control, 2) positive perception of protection devices, 3) knowledge of whom to report and experiences of reporting needle stick injuries, 4) hospital guidelines for infection control and 5) enough equipment supplies from the hospital.
Conclusion: Nosocomial infection control among emergency room nurses could be improved via personal, psychosocial, and organizational factors and related education.
Key words: Nosocomial infection | Compliance | Emergency room nursing
주요어: 병원감염 | 수행도 | 응급실 간호사