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Investigating the Rate of Nosocomial Infections and Providing Solutions to Prevent and Control it. Paramedical Sciences and Military Health. 2021; 15 (4) :64-71
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Introduction: Nosocomial infections are one of the most important health issues around the world that impose medical costs, increase the length of hospitalization and death of many patients. Moreover, control of nosocomial infections improves the health of patients and reduces hospital costs. The aim of this study was to identify ways to prevent nosocomial infections based on the latest research.
Methods and Materials: This review article has been performed by searching nosocomial infection, medical staff performance, nurse’s performance, and standard hospital precautions keywords in various data bases including Google Scholar, SID, Elsevier Science and Magiran sites between the years 1990 to 2020.
Results: In all review and research articles, they agreed on the importance of nosocomial infections and the principle that prevention is better than treatment. Additionally, each article provided a solution according to their research. Medical personnel can play an effective role in controlling nosocomial infections. The percentage of which was 42% among these articles.
Discussion and Conclusion: Staff awareness, which was one of the significant point about controlling infection, did not have an acceptable level based on the article. Since staff play an important role in prevention of these infections, it recommends to increase their awareness. The other point was the importance of the staff hand washing with 26.3%, which should be done in calm environment and in compliance with the necessary satndards.
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Type of Study: review | Subject: full articles
Received: 2021/02/17 | Accepted: 2021/03/2 | Published: 2021/03/20

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