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TEXTILE-BASED MEDICAL WASTE GENERATED IN HOSPITALS

Anjali Danai and Sakshi.

Abstract
Medical textile is one of the important and growing segments of the textile industry which includes medical hygiene and healthcare textiles. Medical textiles are the products used for various purposes. To meet the specific need of the patients and are appropriate for any medical and surgical applications. As per the rise in demand of medical textiles waste generated is more in hospitals. Present study was planned to explore textile-based medical waste generated in hospitals of Kumaon region. Questionnaire cum interview schedule was formulated to collect information through survey method was used to collect the information from government, private and multispecialty hospitals of Udham Singh nagar and Nainital district regarding the use, care and disposal practice of medical textiles in Kumaon region. Total 60 hospitals were selected out of which 30 hospitals each were from Udham Singh Nagar and 30 from Nainital district. Thirty hospitals comprising of 5 government, 20 private and 5 multispecialty hospitals. The collected data was analyzed statistically using frequency, percentage, t- test, correlation and chi square test. In was seen from the study that some the waste are generated daily based on the used of such textile based application and persons handling these waste used personal protective clothing while handling them.

Key words: Medical waste, government hospital, private hospital, multispecialty hospital, textile based waste, personal protective equipment


 
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Anjali Danai and Sakshi. TEXTILE-BASED MEDICAL WASTE GENERATED IN HOSPITALS. JCR. 2021; 8(2): 432-439. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.48


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Anjali Danai and Sakshi. TEXTILE-BASED MEDICAL WASTE GENERATED IN HOSPITALS. JCR. 2021; 8(2): 432-439. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.48



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Anjali Danai and Sakshi. TEXTILE-BASED MEDICAL WASTE GENERATED IN HOSPITALS. JCR. (2021), [cited May 30, 2021]; 8(2): 432-439. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.48



Harvard Style

Anjali Danai and Sakshi (2021) TEXTILE-BASED MEDICAL WASTE GENERATED IN HOSPITALS. JCR, 8 (2), 432-439. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.48



Turabian Style

Anjali Danai and Sakshi. 2021. TEXTILE-BASED MEDICAL WASTE GENERATED IN HOSPITALS. Journal of Critical Reviews, 8 (2), 432-439. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.48



Chicago Style

Anjali Danai and Sakshi. "TEXTILE-BASED MEDICAL WASTE GENERATED IN HOSPITALS." Journal of Critical Reviews 8 (2021), 432-439. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.48



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Anjali Danai and Sakshi. "TEXTILE-BASED MEDICAL WASTE GENERATED IN HOSPITALS." Journal of Critical Reviews 8.2 (2021), 432-439. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.48



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Anjali Danai and Sakshi (2021) TEXTILE-BASED MEDICAL WASTE GENERATED IN HOSPITALS. Journal of Critical Reviews, 8 (2), 432-439. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.48