A Study to Assess nurses' Knowledge regarding Aseptic Technique in Managing Burn Patients in Teaching Hospitals at Mosul city

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Hanaa Hussein Mukhlif, Kalida Alwan Mansour


Background and aim: Burn wound infections are regarded as the most common complication, owing to failure to use aseptic techniques during burns wound care. The study aimed to assess nurses' knowledge regarding aseptic technique in managing burn patients at teaching hospitals in Mosul city. Methodology: The descriptive design was used to select a purposive sample of (60) nurses from the teaching hospitals. The tool is made up of two parts: one represents demographic characteristics and the other assess nurses' knowledge regarding aseptic technique. Part two questions are denoted by (0) for the incorrect answer and (1) for the correct answer. Statistical Package for the Social Science (SPSS, Version 24) by using descriptive statistics, and inferential statistical methods. The data significant at P. value ≥ 0.05. Results: The results age group (26-30) years were(41.7%), and gender (51.7%) of male nurses. Most nurses have secondary school graduated (60.0%), and half of the nurses have (1-5 years) experience in nursing was (50.0%). More than half of nurses have average knowledge (58.3%), whereas there was no significant relationship between the nurses' knowledge level and their demographic characteristics Conclusions: The study concluded that nurses have a lack of knowledge regarding aseptic techniques in the management of burn patients. Recommendations: Continuously encourage and participate in aseptic technique training courses for nurses, as well as to conduct studies on the level of aseptic technique practice among nurses in managing burn patients.

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Kalida Alwan Mansour, H. H. M. . (2021). A Study to Assess nurses’ Knowledge regarding Aseptic Technique in Managing Burn Patients in Teaching Hospitals at Mosul city. Annals of the Romanian Society for Cell Biology, 25(6), 1425–1432. Retrieved from https://www.annalsofrscb.ro/index.php/journal/article/view/5668