Assessment of Knowledge and Perception About Hand Hygiene at THQ Hospital Kot-Addu, Pakistan
Objective: To determine the Knowledge and Perception of Hand Hygiene in Health Care Providers in less developed areas. Study Design: Cross-Sectional and Descriptive Study. Place and Duration of Study: Study was conducted at Tehsil Headquarter Hospital Kot-Addu Muzaffargarh located in South Punjab. Data was collection between August 2019 and September 2019. Methodology: The setting for this research will be all clinical care areas. All the registered doctors and nurses in the hospital will be involved in this research and they are 85 in counts. Data collection is done through questionnaires. Results: Out of 85 respondents, 30 (35.7%) were male and 54 (64.3%) were females. Including 40 (47.6%) nurses and 44 (52.4%) doctors. Average marks obtained by the respondents were 4.22±1.28, for male respondents results were 3.87±0.90 and for female respondents, the obtained marks were 4.43±1.44. Conclusion: Knowledge and perception of hand hygiene in less developed areas are good.