Analysis of Hospital Infection Control Awareness of Hospital Health Care Workers in Busan
부산지역 의료종사자들의 병원감염관리 인식 분석

Min-Jung Seo, Chang-Soo Kim, Soo-Young Ye, Jung-Hoon Kim
2016 Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology  
This study surveyed the health professionals in Busan with regard to their awareness of nosocomial infection control. According to the conclusion of this study, first, the level of awareness and performance of personal hygiene management, equipment sanitation management, and cleaning and environmental management increased as the level of education decreased. Also, when it comes to personal hand-washing, the level of awareness was higher among workers in primary, secondary and other medical
more » ... other medical institutions, where as the level of performance was higher among the group of medical practitioners. The differences were statistically significant at a significance level of .001. Medical practitioners also showed a higher level of awareness and performance of hospital sanitation management, which was statistically significant. Overall, as the level of awareness was lower than the level of performance, it seems that individuals need to thoroughly practice infection control, and realistic improvement measures need to be devised.
doi:10.7742/jksr.2016.10.5.351 fatcat:sfsvzu7jtjh2lhgt6fwm4q5ufm