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Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing 2008;15(4): 531
중환자실 간호사의 반코마이신 내성 장구균 감염관리에 대한 인지도, 이행도 및 관련요인
박영미1, 박형숙2, 박경연3
2부산대학교 간호대학
3신라대학교 의생명과학대학 간호학과
Factors Influencing Level of Awareness and Compliance with Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus Infection Control among Nurses in Intensive Care Units
Young-Mi Park1, Hyoung-Sook Park2, Kyung-Yeon Park3
1Pusan National University Hospital
2College of Nursing, Pusan National University
3College of Medical Life Science, Silla University
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify factors influencing Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus infection control among nurses in intensive care units.
Method: Data were collected from August 15 to October 14, 2007 from 188 nurses working in intensive care units. The nurses answered a 26 item-questionnaire, which included management of the cohort (14 items), hand washing (6 items) and management of the environment (6 items). Descriptive statistics, t or F test, ANOVA, and multiple regression analysis were used with SPSS PC+ 14.0 to analyze the data.
Results: The participant's level of awareness of Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus infection control was 3.87; that of compliance was 3.74. Significant factors influencing the level of compliance with Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus infection control were'the level of the awareness' and 'the type of intensive care unit'. These two variables accounted for 21.0% of variance for compliance with the Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus infection control among the participants.
Conclusion: In order to develop a strategy to increase the compliance with Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus infection control, it is necessary to be concerned about 'the level of the awareness', 'the type of intensive care unit;', and 'experiences of caring for patients with Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus'.
Key words: Vancomycin resistance | Enterococcus | Nurses | Awareness | Compliance
주요어: 반코마이신 내성 | 장구균 | 간호사 | 인지도 | 이행도