Volume 14 No 2 (2022): International Journal of Early Childhood Special Education

Knowledge Of Undergraduate Medical Students On Hospital Acquired Infections- An Original Research


Dr. Izna,Dr.Mushtaq Ahmed Chowdhary,Dr.Asim Naik,Dr.Tanveer Karpe,Dr.Anuj Paul Maini,Dr. Praveen Gangadharappa

DOI: 10.9756/INT-JECSE/V14I2.548

Keywords: Awareness; Infection prevention; Medical students.


Abstract

Aim The purpose of the present research was to assess the knowledge of undergraduate medical students based on hospital acquired infections. Methodology A cross sectional study was conducted MBBS students through an online pre-coded, pre-designed, close end questionnaire which will mainly focus on the information about awareness of acquiring hospital based infections. Results A total of 205 students (82%) were aware about hospital acquired infections while the rest were either uncertain or unaware. 235 students (94%) strongly believe that health care workers are at risk of acquiring nosocomial infections though only (68%) had formal training in Hand Hygiene & Control against infections. Conclusion The study gave an idea of prevailing infections amongst medical students and common routes of entry helping in further planning of proper control measures to curb the same.

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