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Table 5 Practices on Hospital-acquired Infection Control

From: Applying interprofessional simulation to improve knowledge, attitude and practice in hospital- acquired infection control among health professionals

  Experimental Control
Practices Pre-experimental Immediate- experimental Post- experimental Pre- Control Post- Control
  Practiced
n (%)
Practiced
n (%)
Practiced
n (%)
Practiced
n (%)
Practiced
n (%)
22.I wash my hand before and after examining a patient 27(75) 31(86.1) 33(91.7) 23(57.5) 32(80)
23.I dry my hands after hand washing 30(83.3) 33(91.7) 32(88.9) 34(85) 37(92.5)
24.I wear gloves whenever there is a possibility of exposure to blood or other body fluids 32(889) 31(86.1) 35(97.2) 36(90) 37(92.5)
25.I wash my hands after removing disposable gloves 27(75) 35(97.2) 33(91.7) 28(70) 32(80)
26. I wear a waterproof apron whenever there is a possibility of blood or other body fluids splashing on my clothes 24(66.7) 30(83.3) 33(91.7) 29(72.5) 32(80)
27.I wear a mask on my face whenever there is a possibility of blood or other body fluids splashing 25(69.4) 34(94.4) 33(91.7) 34(85) 35(87.5)
28.I wear a clean washed uniform every day 29(80) 31(86.1) 34(94.4) 33(82.5) 31(77.5)
29.I dispose of all the contaminated items into a disposal bag 34(94.4) 35(97.2) 34(94.4) 30(75) 36(90)
30.I immediately wipe up all spills of blood and any other body fluids 34(94.4) 35(97.2) 31(86.1) 31(77.5) 33(82.5)
31.I cover my broken skin before coming to work 21(58.3) 26(72.2) 31(86.1) 29(72.5) 29(72.5)
32.I consume food and beverages inpatient/ resident care areas 28(77.8) 27(75) 27(75) 25(62.5) 24(60)
34.I protect myself against the blood and body fluids of all patients, regardless of their diagnosis 23(63.9) 31(86.1) 32(88.9) 29(72.5) 34(85)
35.I put used needles and other sharp objects into the designated sharp container 36(100) 36(100) 36(100) 40(100) 40(100)
36.I recap used needles 21(58.3) 27(75) 31(86.1) 26(65) 29(72.5)
Maximum score 14 14 14 14 14
Minimum score 6 7 7 5 6
Mean (SD) 10.86(2.52) 12.28(1.98) 12.64(1.85) 10.68(2.74) 11.53(2.48)
  1. Note: SD Standard deviation