Prevence kontaminace během infuzní terapie

Title in English Prevention of Contamination during the Infusion Therapy


Year of publication 2012
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Ošetrovateľstvo: teória, výskum, vzdelávanie
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Field Other medical specializations
Keywords prevention; infusion therapy; contamination; general nurses; knowledge
Description The article is concerned on mapping the current state of the level of clinical practice and infusion therapy standards in five health care institutions in the Czech Republic and it finding nurse’s interest in further education in the field of infusion therapy. the aims: The main aim of the survey provides information on current problems of application of infusion therapy on the basis of an exploratory survey among nurses who daily apply for infusion therapy. The analysis of the results provides information on the quality of nursing care. The last goal was to create the recommended clinical procedure, which would serve as a basis for standard operating procedures for application for infusion therapy in individual workplaces. methodology: The original questionnaire survey was carried out among 354 general nurses from five Czech health institutions. results and discussion: The survey detects lack of knowledge or variations in procedures for handling infusion administration sets by nurses in five health care institutions in the Czech Republic. The best level of knowledge and appropriate procedures were identified in nurses from oncology hospital where the Joint Commission International accreditation is applied. conclusion: Under the present system of nursing care in the Czech Republic the national standards for the preparation and application of infusion therapy are not available. The best practices guidelines are often under the responsibility of individual health care facilities, which is due to many differences affecting the quality of nursing care. An important factor affecting the quality of care is the type of proactive strategy of continuous quality support of the medical workplace.
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