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Experiences of nursing staff in the prevention of infections associated with health care (IASS) in Neonatology

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Edgar Bravo Paladines ,
Edgar Bravo Paladines

Universidad Técnica de Ambato, Ambato, Ecuador

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Yadira Vanessa Chaluisa Ante ,
Yadira Vanessa Chaluisa Ante

Universidad Técnica de Ambato, Ambato, Ecuador

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Abstract

Introduction: Infections Associated with Health Care (IASS) worldwide is considered one of the main problems for the health system, directly affecting patient safety and the quality of service provision. Objective: To analyze the experiences of nursing staff in the prevention of Health Care Associated Infections (IASS) in Neonatology
Methods: This study is the result of a qualitative, purposeful investigation with a phenomenological approach, in a sample of 10 nurses. who work in the Neonatology area, the information collection technique was through a semi-structured interview.
Results: The results show that the nursing staff that works in the Neonatology area is trained and knows the complications that can be contracted by not correctly applying the standards established by the service.
Conclusions: The activities carried out by the nursing staff were effective in avoiding to a large extent the occurrence of IASS cases in the service, which has been a gratifying experience.

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Bravo Paladines E, Chaluisa Ante YV. Experiences of nursing staff in the prevention of infections associated with health care (IASS) in Neonatology. Salud, Ciencia y Tecnología [Internet]. 2023 Jun. 1 [cited 2024 Jun. 17];3:364. Available from: https://revista.saludcyt.ar/ojs/index.php/sct/article/view/364

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