Yıl: 2019 Cilt: 3 Sayı: 1 Sayfa Aralığı: 1 - 6 Metin Dili: İngilizce DOI: 10.14744/ejmi.2019.0007

Nurses’ Knowledge of Hospital Medical Waste Management: Areas to Improve

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Despite the recognized importance of medical waste management, reports are presenting significant shortcomings.Our aim in this study was to evaluate the knowledge of hospital staff on medical waste management. All 540 nursesin a tertiary hospital in Eastern Turkey were invited to take part in a 20-item knowledge test on hospital waste. Of the467 participants, 82.9% (n=387) were females, and 89.1% (n=416) had some training on medical wastes. Mean agewas 28.8±7.0. The majority (89.1%; n=416) had some training on medical wastes. Mean medical waste knowledgescores were 17.6±2.1 from a scale of 0 to 20. Of the participants, 62.1% (n=355) reported being injured with possiblycontaminated cutting tools. 34% (n=132) did not know that papers used for the packaging of medicinal materialsshould be discarded into blue bins. This study demonstrated competent knowledge of hospital nurses on medicalwaste. However, there are still areas to improve about self-protection and separation of recyclable medical waste.
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Konular:
Fen > Tıp > Anatomi ve Morfoloji
Fen > Tıp > Androloji
Fen > Tıp > Biyofizik
Fen > Tıp > Biyokimya ve Moleküler Biyoloji
Fen > Tıp > Dermatoloji
Fen > Tıp > Acil Tıp
Fen > Tıp > Hematoloji
Fen > Tıp > Enfeksiyon Hastalıkları
Fen > Tıp > Tıbbi İnformatik
Fen > Tıp > Tıbbi Laboratuar Teknolojisi
Fen > Tıp > Nörolojik Bilimler
Fen > Tıp > Onkoloji
Fen > Tıp > Göz Hastalıkları
Fen > Tıp > Kulak, Burun, Boğaz
Fen > Tıp > Patoloji
Fen > Tıp > Romatoloji
Fen > Tıp > Spor Bilimleri
Fen > Tıp > Adli Tıp
Fen > Tıp > Tıbbi Araştırmalar Deneysel
Fen > Tıp > Periferik Damar Hastalıkları
Fen > Tıp > Üroloji ve Nefroloji
Fen > Tıp > Kadın Hastalıkları ve Doğum
Fen > Tıp > Geriatri ve Gerontoloji
Fen > Tıp > Temel Sağlık Hizmetleri
Fen > Tıp > Alerji
Fen > Tıp > Odyoloji ve Konuşma-Dil Patolojisi
Fen > Tıp > Biyoteknoloji ve Uygulamalı Mikrobiyoloji
Fen > Tıp > Hücre Biyolojisi
Fen > Tıp > Klinik Nöroloji
Fen > Tıp > Yoğun Bakım, Tıp
Fen > Tıp > Tıbbi Etik
Fen > Tıp > Ortopedi
Fen > Tıp > Pediatri
Fen > Tıp > Solunum Sistemi
Fen > Tıp > Cerrahi
Fen > Tıp > Halk ve Çevre Sağlığı
Fen > Tıp > Sağlık Bilimleri ve Hizmetleri
Fen > Tıp > Anestezi
Fen > Tıp > İmmünoloji
Fen > Tıp > Mikrobiyoloji
Fen > Tıp > Fizyoloji
Fen > Tıp > Psikiyatri
Fen > Tıp > Rehabilitasyon
Fen > Tıp > Transplantasyon
Fen > Tıp > Tropik Tıp
Fen > Tıp > Tamamlayıcı ve Entegre Tıp
Fen > Tıp > Genel ve Dahili Tıp
Fen > Tıp > Gastroenteroloji ve Hepatoloji
Fen > Tıp > Endokrinoloji ve Metabolizma
Fen > Tıp > Kalp ve Kalp Damar Sistemi
Fen > Tıp > Radyoloji, Nükleer Tıp, Tıbbi Görüntüleme
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APA ÇALIKOĞLU E, ARAS A (2019). Nurses’ Knowledge of Hospital Medical Waste Management: Areas to Improve. Eurasian Journal of Medical Investigation, 3(1), 1 - 6. 10.14744/ejmi.2019.0007
Chicago ÇALIKOĞLU Elif OKSAN,ARAS Aysun Nurses’ Knowledge of Hospital Medical Waste Management: Areas to Improve. Eurasian Journal of Medical Investigation 3, no.1 (2019): 1 - 6. 10.14744/ejmi.2019.0007
MLA ÇALIKOĞLU Elif OKSAN,ARAS Aysun Nurses’ Knowledge of Hospital Medical Waste Management: Areas to Improve. Eurasian Journal of Medical Investigation, vol.3, no.1, 2019, ss.1 - 6. 10.14744/ejmi.2019.0007
AMA ÇALIKOĞLU E,ARAS A Nurses’ Knowledge of Hospital Medical Waste Management: Areas to Improve. Eurasian Journal of Medical Investigation. 2019; 3(1): 1 - 6. 10.14744/ejmi.2019.0007
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