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Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery 2015, __VOLUME_4_(_3_ISSUE__): 1-11 Back to browse issues page
Investigation of damage caused by sharp instruments and needle sticks exposure in operation room’s staff in hospitals in the Ahvaz city in 2013
reza aghabeigi, shayesteh haghighi, masoomeh asadi, sara adarvishi *, mohamad hossein haghighi zade, mosaeb ghaderi
MSc Student of nursing education Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences , sara.adarvishi@yahoo.com
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Background and aim: needle stick the body, including the problems faced by those working in the operating room with the greatest likelihood of HIV and hepatitis C and B blood-borne, the staff there so The aim of this study was to determine the frequency and causes of injuries from sharp instruments contaminated by blood in the operating room staff at public hospitals in Ahwaz. Methods: This study is a cross-sectional study on Imam Khomeini, Razi, Golestan and Taleghani hospital operating room personnel was performed in 400 subjects. For data collection questionnaire was used. Analyze data using Chi square and T- test, the software was 19spss. Results: Of the 385 patients studied, 92 subject (23.9%) did not have a history of needle stick, but 293 subject (76.10%) were needle stick 1 to more than 5 times. From the employee's perspective, the factors affecting the rush needle stick (61.5%), careless partner (39.0%) and the bustle% (35.6%) are. The device that creates a needle stick the order of needle stitched (51.4%), needle syringe (37.4%), scalpel (30.6%), respectively. chi-square test showed a significant correlation between gender, mental illness, tremors, vision problems, history, number of shifts per month, number of hours worked per week, educational level, occupation, and other activities at a health center to show the number of needle stick the (P<0.05) Conclusion: The results of this study showed that more than half of the operating room staffs are faced with a needlestick. Considering the complications and the risk of blood-borne diseases and high rate of injuries in the operating room, Looks development and training classes to prevent these problems is necessary.

Keywords: operating room staff, infection, injury from needle.
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Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/01/19 | Accepted: 2015/06/10 | Published: 2015/09/25
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aghabeigi R, haghighi S, asadi M, adarvishi S, haghighi zade M H, ghaderi M. Investigation of damage caused by sharp instruments and needle sticks exposure in operation room’s staff in hospitals in the Ahvaz city in 2013. Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery. 2015; 4 (3) :1-11
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