Reasoning for adherence to aseptic practices in the operating room
Aholaakko, Teija-Kaisa; Metsälä, Eija (2016)
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It is economically useful and ethical to improve surgical aseptic practice. A survey among OR-personnel revealed Situation-sensitivity, Reference-sensitivity, Ethicalsensitivity, and Infection-sensitivity factors for self-reported reasoning for adherence to aseptic practice recommendations. There were differences in reasoning between nurses and physicians in the pilot study. The follow-up study among nurses only revealed lack of interest and need to study more the recommendationadherence of nurses. Identifying the reasoning for recommendation- adherence it may be possible to improve outcomes of infection prevention programs.