Analysis of knowledge on drug delivery
AbstractThe objective of this study was to determine the knowledge of health professionals Hospital of Montilla on the administration of drugs in emergencies. Material: cross-sectional descriptive study conducted at the Hospital of Montilla (Córdoba). A questionnaire to doctors and nurses were distributed by random sampling during the month of December 2014. A survey of Machado de Azevedo et al. (2012) that consists of 9 items for the assessment of knowledge on medication administration was used. Results: The sample was composed of 59.1% of physicians and 40.9% of nurses with an average age of 38.05 (SD±8.981). Regarding the situation of respondents, 72.7% had received prior training. Regarding their own self-assessment, 72.7% considered to have a satisfactory knowledge of drug administration. 90.9% of respondents known to exist protocols on the administration of drugs in his unit. Discussion: Although the knowledge of drug delivery is acceptable for health workers, there are differences between the two analyzed collectives. Therefore, it would be ideal to perform adequate training and retraining of staff for optimal knowledge and, in this way, improve health care.
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Carmona, J.M.; Baena, A.M.; Berral, A.C.; Sotelo, Q.; Recio, B.; Recio, I. Analysis of knowledge on drug delivery. Eur. J. Investig. Health Psychol. Educ. 2015, 5, 233-241.
Carmona JM, Baena AM, Berral AC, Sotelo Q, Recio B, Recio I. Analysis of knowledge on drug delivery. European Journal of Investigation in Health, Psychology and Education. 2015; 5(2):233-241.Chicago/Turabian Style
Carmona, Juan M.; Baena, Ana M.; Berral, Ana C.; Sotelo, Quintiliano; Recio, Beatriz; Recio, Irene. 2015. "Analysis of knowledge on drug delivery." Eur. J. Investig. Health Psychol. Educ. 5, no. 2: 233-241.