Nurses' Knowledge and Practice of Aseptic Technique in the Operation Theatre at selected Hospitals of Bharatpur

  • Babita Dhakal College of Nursing, Chitwan Medical College, Bharatpur – 13, Chitwan, Nepal
  • Siddeshwar Angadi College of Nursing, Chitwan Medical College, Bharatpur – 13, Chitwan, Nepal
  • Milan Lopchan College of Nursing, Chitwan Medical College, Bharatpur – 13, Chitwan, Nepal
Keywords: Aseptic Technique, Operation Theatre, Knowledge, Nurses

Abstract

Introduction: The nurses are involved in major part of patient care; they are thus important target population to determine their level of knowledge and practice of aseptic technique in the operation theatre.

Methodology: A   descriptive study approach was   used   to   find   out the nurses' knowledge regarding aseptic technique in the operation theatre of selected hospitals, Bharatpur. Fifty six nurses working in operation theatre of the selected hospitals i.e. Chitwan Medical College, Bharatpur Hospital and College of Medical Sciences were taken for the study.  

Observations: Data   were   collected   by using   semi-structured   self-administered questionnaire. The findings revealed that,   62.5 %   respondents   had   high   knowledge, 37.5%   had   average   knowledge   and   none of   the   respondents   had   low   knowledge on aseptic    technique.

Conclusion: The   level   of   knowledge      on   aseptic   technique     is statistically significant (p=0.031)   with the age and educational qualification of the respondents.

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Published
2016-06-18
How to Cite
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Dhakal B, Angadi S, Lopchan M. Nurses’ Knowledge and Practice of Aseptic Technique in the Operation Theatre at selected Hospitals of Bharatpur. Int Arch BioMed Clin Res [Internet]. 2016Jun.18 [cited 2019Oct.22];2(2):32-4. Available from: https://iabcr.org/index.php/iabcr/article/view/206
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES ~ General Surgery