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AWARENESS OF BIOMEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT AMONG NURSING PERSONNEL AND AUXILIARY STAFF

MAMATHA I.V, N.Konda Reddy.

Abstract
Background: In health care sector waste refers different kinds of used and unused materials by different organizations and in particular by the hospital administration. It is in the observation that the waste outcome is used by the hospitals, clinics and different types of diagnostic aids. It is understood that there has to be the process of improving the perception on biomedical waste management by the people responsible in the health care sector. This is the need of the hour concerned with environmental issue.
Objectives: It is essential before focusing some light on the biomedical waste management regarding the awareness among the people who are directly concern with the use of biomedical products to how to handle after use waste material in the hospitals and clinics.
Methods: One group pre test and post test quasi experimental design was used and lottery method of random sampling technique was adopted. The pretest was conducted using questionnaire. After the pretest structured teaching program was organized and post was conducted.
Results: The results showed that in pretest out of 30 samples the pretest knowledge scores in staff nurse (55.6%), auxiliary nurse midwife (54.3%) and ward boys (50.6%) of them had moderately adequate knowledge. In post test staff nurse (84.6%), auxiliary nurse midwife (83.7%) and ward boys (81.33%) of them had adequate knowledge after education.
Conclusion: It can be concluded that a well defined structure of inputs on the mode of delivery of information will create a base for the people who are directly concern with the waste management. .

Key words: Bio medical waste, Nursing personnel, Awareness, Hospital.


 
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MAMATHA I.V, N.Konda Reddy. AWARENESS OF BIOMEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT AMONG NURSING PERSONNEL AND AUXILIARY STAFF. JCR. (2020), [cited March 24, 2020]; 7(4): 337-340. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.04.64



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MAMATHA I.V, N.Konda Reddy (2020) AWARENESS OF BIOMEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT AMONG NURSING PERSONNEL AND AUXILIARY STAFF. JCR, 7 (4), 337-340. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.04.64



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MAMATHA I.V, N.Konda Reddy. 2020. AWARENESS OF BIOMEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT AMONG NURSING PERSONNEL AND AUXILIARY STAFF. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (4), 337-340. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.04.64



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MAMATHA I.V, N.Konda Reddy. "AWARENESS OF BIOMEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT AMONG NURSING PERSONNEL AND AUXILIARY STAFF." Journal of Critical Reviews 7 (2020), 337-340. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.04.64



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MAMATHA I.V, N.Konda Reddy. "AWARENESS OF BIOMEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT AMONG NURSING PERSONNEL AND AUXILIARY STAFF." Journal of Critical Reviews 7.4 (2020), 337-340. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.04.64



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MAMATHA I.V, N.Konda Reddy (2020) AWARENESS OF BIOMEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT AMONG NURSING PERSONNEL AND AUXILIARY STAFF. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (4), 337-340. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.04.64