Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2016, Volume: 9, Issue: 41, Pages: 1-8
Seoul-Hee Nam1 , Jung-Ok Choi2* and Ji-SunJeon3
1Department of Dental Hygiene, Kangwon National University, Samcheok, 25949, Korea; [email protected] 2Department of Dental Hygiene, Youngsan University, Yangsan, 50510, Korea; [email protected] 3Department of Conservation Dentistry, Pusan National Universty Hospital, Yangsan, 50612, Korea; [email protected]
*Author for correspondence
Jung-Ok Choi Department of Dental Hygiene, Youngsan University, Yangsan, 50510, Korea; [email protected]
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
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