• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2016, Volume: 9, Issue: 41, Pages: 1-8

Original Article

Infection Control Behaviors and Barriers in Medical Institutions


Background/Objectives: This study was to investigate a dental hygienistersity, Samcheok, 25949, Korea and effects on barriers. Methods/Statistical Analysis: A survey was conducted among 311 persons who were employed in dental and medical institutions in Busan, Korea from March 16 to April 15, 2012. Statistical analysis was performed using SPSS 18.0 employed in dental and medical Inago, IL, USA). Findings: In terms of personal safety and protective equipment behaviors, employees in dental hospitals showed higher fulfillment on all items than employees in dental clinics. The importance of dental infection control was recognized by most respondents, though with the exception of infectious waste control, the fulfillment rates of infection control behaviors were not that high. Therefore, to increase the fulfillment rate by behavior, the institutional preparation for the standard of infection control must be urgently made at the national level. Improvements/Applications: Thus, realistic infection control training to enhance the dental hygienists, though with the exception of infectious waste.

Keywords: Barrier, Infection, Medical Institutions, Personal Safety, Protective Equipment


Subscribe now for latest articles and news.