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European Journal of Investigation in Health, Psychology and Education is published by MDPI from Volume 10 Issue 1 (2020). Articles in this Issue were published by another publisher in Open Access under a CC-BY (or CC-BY-NC-ND) licence. Articles are hosted by MDPI on as a courtesy and upon agreement with University Association of Education and Psychology.
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Analysis of knowledge on drug delivery

Socoservis S.L. C/ Balandro N/19, 11379 Palmones (Los Barrios), Cádiz (España)
Centro de Minusválidos Psíquicos Profundos de Alcolea (España)
Empresa Pública Hospitalaria Alto Guadalquivir (España)
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Eur. J. Investig. Health Psychol. Educ. 2015, 5(2), 233-241; (registering DOI)
Received: 5 May 2015 / Revised: 31 July 2015 / Accepted: 3 August 2015 / Published: 3 August 2015
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The 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.
Keywords: Drug delivery; pharmacology; emergency; nursing knowledge Drug delivery; pharmacology; emergency; nursing knowledge
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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.

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