Journal Title: تابستان 1386
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Article title: Survey of awareness of operating room staff about fire sources and its prevention methods in operating room in Shahroud
Introduction: Fire is one of the fearful and morbid accident for each of members in the operating room team and important destructive accidents for each surgery patient that may occur during surgery. This study has been carried out to evaluate awareness of operating room staff about fire sources and its prevention methods in operating room.
Methods and Materials: In this cross-sectional study a number of 48 persons of operating room staff from Shahroud Imam Hossein and Fatemiyeh hospitals were chosen and their awareness about fire sources (ignition Sources, oxygen sources and fuel sources) and ways of fire prevention in operating room were assessed using designed questionnaire related to prevention and fire safety in the operating room. Mean of participation,s awareness about above-mentioned fields, upon 0-100 was divided to three levels: poor, intermediate and good. The data were analyzed using SPSS, software.
Results: Based on the results, 97.9% of participants declare that educational program related to prevention and fire safety in operating room is necessary and all of them told these programs are useful and important. 85.4% of participants declare that never passed any educational course related to prevention and fire safety in operating room. Mean of participation,s awareness about prevention and fire safety in operating room was estimated 15.7 in anesthesiologist, 13.1 operating room technicians, 12.4 anesthesia technicians and 10.9 surgeons. In general 60.4% of operating room staff had intermediate awareness, 33.3% poor awareness and 6.3% good awareness about fire and its prevention in operating room.
Conclusion: According to the results, unfortunately majority of operating room staff are not aware of fire sources and its prevention methods in operating room. Thus further research for improving awareness of operating room staff about prevention and control of fire in operating room is recommended.
Awareness, Operating room staff, Prevention of fire
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