Anesthesia & Clinical Research

Anesthesia & Clinical Research
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Fareena Khan

Fareena Khan
Department of Anaesthesiology,

  • Research Article
    Anesthesiologists' Compliance with Institutional Hand Hygiene Policies
    Author(s): Fareena Khan and Robyna Irshad KhanFareena Khan and Robyna Irshad Khan

    Objective: To determine the frequency of adequate Hand Hygiene (HH) practice during routine anesthetic care and HH amongst Anesthesiologists working in a tertiary care hospital. Introduction: Anesthesia as a field is fraught with a high bulk of invasive and infection-prone techniques. Hand mediated conduction is the chief causal factor to Health Care Associated Infections (HCAI’s). In addition, the intra operative environment assists as a reason for the expansion of infections. Ineffective hand washing and gloving during patient contact are common factors whenever there is a prevalence of contact with patient blood and saliva. This study was conducted to observe the adherence of anesthesia personal with institutional guidelines. Methodology: 6 months. It was a cross-sectional descriptive study. Data on Hand Hygie.. View More»

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