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Last Updated: 03 August 2022

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Exploring the Knowledge and Preventive Practices on Isolation Precaution and Quarantine Among Health Care Workers in Ondo State, Nigeria

History: Since the outbreak of Ebola and Lassa Fever in several West African countries, infection prevention has thrived in hospitals and health care facilities in the affected countries. Objectives: The aim of this research was to investigate the evidence and preventive practices on isolation precaution and quarantine among health care workers in select health care facilities in Ondo State, southwestern N. . . . ia. Methods: 800 health care workers in Ondo State N. . . . ia's health care services were included in an explorative cross sectional study, which was determined using a multistage sampling approach. Although 66% had high mean knowledge scores of universal precaution, only 7. 6% and 10. 8% had good knowledge scores of isolation precaution and quarantine respectively, with both 64 percent and 68 percent respectively. All health workers on this topic matter should be able to contribute to this culture of decreased incidence of infectious disease in and outpatient settings in both hospital and academic hospitals.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.5334/aogh.2454

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