Author(s): L. Sri Varsha, R.V. Geetha

Email(s): varsha9711@yahoo.co.in

DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00319.X   

Address: L. Sri Varsha*, R.V. Geetha
Saveetha Dental College, Poonamalle High, Road, Velappanchavadi, Chennai-600077
Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 10,     Year - 2016


ABSTRACT:
Topic: awareness about cross infection among dentists Aim and objective:a survey on awareness among dentists about cross infection with questionnaires was conducted. Materials and methods: a self administered questionnaire was prepared and given to 100 dental students in saveetha dental college, chennai. A set of 15 questions were given in the question naire. The results were analysed and demonstrated in the form of pie charts. Results : Out of 100, 69% of the students knew about cross infection, 100% of the students wore mask while doing a procedure, 100% of students changed their gloves after each check up, 97% of the students washed their hands after degloving and when the students were asked to rate themselves on a scale of 10 based on the awareness they had about nosocomial cross infection, 18% the students rated them between 7-10 and the rest 82% rated them between 5-7. Conclusion: From the results, it was evident that the students had sufficient knowledge about cross infection and the only need was to apply the knowledge in their daily practice.


Cite this article:
L. Sri Varsha, R.V. Geetha. Awareness About Cross Infection Among Dentists. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2016; 9(10):1611-1614. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00319.X


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