International Journal of Research in Medical Science

International Journal of Research in Medical Science


International Journal of Research in Medical Science
2019, Vol. 1, Issue 1
Knowledge, attitude and behavior of nursing on biomedical waste management quills maternity hospital bonzola reference general/ kasai oriental / ground

Bukasa JC, Lepelletier D, G Kabongo, Mbuyi A, Mukendi JR, J Tshibangu, Mishika P, V Kabambi, Mutombo A, S Wembonyama

Introduction: Worldwide, biomedical waste management is a major concern in our hospitals. This study aimed to determine nursing knowledge, their attitude and their behavior on the management of biomedical waste quillsto the maternity Bonzola Reference General Hospital. Materials and methods: For the realization of this study, we opted for the prospective survey method supported by the interview technique type face to face. The equipment used was the questionnaire Results: 25 cases (respondents) 78.1% Know the biomedical waste management chain quills against 7 cases or 21.9% of those who do not know. 19 cases or 59.4% are informed about the existence of this good management and experienced through the Service Meeting. 27 cases or 84.4% give advice to nurses on the proper biomedical waste management against 5 cases or 15.6% of those who do not give. About what they actually do with a bin containing the waste we had the following results § 31.3% to close at any time § 56.3% leave it open to easily dispose of waste § 6.3% say it should not move at any time § 37.5% say it should touch only with gloved hands About what they are doing to the disposal of biomedical waste, we had the following results § 15.6% say it takes to landfill; § 15.6% say that it must throw garbage in a well § 50% say he should burn them to throw in a ravine § 71.9% say he should burn them in an incinerator Conclusion: Seeing projected between 2000 and 2020, deaths due to diseases from infectious biomedical waste will decrease by approximately 50% in high-income countries but increase exponentially in low- and middle-income, if confirmed, it attend according to WHO by the year 2020 a 10% increase in the number of people infected. This burden falls more heavily on low-income countries and today we count 90% of deaths and addiction resulting from contamination due to improper handling of infectious biomedical waste or only 48%, the global hospital. If we do not take appropriate measures,
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