Hannah R

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Saveetha Institution of Medical and Technical Sciences, India


  • Research   
    Knowledge Attitude and Practice of using Personal Protective Equipment among Lab Technicians
    Author(s): Lekha and Hannah R*

    Personal protective equipment (PPE) should be used by all healthcare providers, Supporting staff, laboratory staff and their own family, who offer to care for the patients with infections or communicable diseases. Contact with blood, body fluids, nasal discharge and droplets make them more prone for disease transmission. The Risks can be minimized by use of PPE if properly selected and worn by workers creating a safe and healthy workplace. The aim of the study is to determine the knowledge, attitude and practice of using Personal protective equipment among lab technicians. A cross sectional survey was conducted among 50 laboratory technicians. Self - administered questionnaires were designed based on knowledge attitude and practice. The questions were distributed through the google forms. Responses were then tabulated and statistically analyzed. 79.2% of the population had 1-10 years .. Read More»

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