The study is carried out in the intensive care unit, particularly medical intensive care unit and facility born new care unit(FBNC) at a hospital at Bharatpur. The required data is collected from nurses, doctors, hospital nursing assistance, staff of central sterile supply department who is responsible for supplying sterile items to medical intensive care unit & FBNC unit , house keeping staff who work in medical intensive care & FBNC unit, through questionnaires, personal observation and studying relevant record or infection control maintained in medical intensive care unit. The tools adopted for study is
descriptive method and the required data is obtained from 26
respondents, consisting of nurses, doctors, hospital nursing assistance,
staff of central sterile supply department (supplying sterile items to
medical intensive care unit), house keeping staff who work in medical
intensive care unit through questionnaires, personal observation and
studying relevant record for infection control maintained in medical
intensive care unit.
It was found that hundred percent responded said that
surface of MICU, table and trolleys are been wet cleaned daily. Further
analysis revealed that, seventy six percent responded that walls are wet
cleaned monthly. higher than ¼ th (29 percent) of the respondent
reported that the monitoring sterilizing efficiency of autoclave was
done daily whereas little more than1/2 of the respondent (53 percent)
responded reported that sterilizing efficiency of autoclave was
monitored weekly, and rest 1/5 responded said that that it is done
monthly. Major discrimination was seen in frequency of monitoring.
majority of the respondent reported that there were adequate hand
washing facilities available in the hospital, where as 6 percent reported
that the facilities were not adequate. The study revealed that surfaces in
MICU & FBNC are wet cleaned daily walls are wet cleaned monthly.
The study revealed that according to fifty nine(59%) percent
respondents (nurses and doctors, N=17), the level of safety measures is satisfactory. Fifty three percent have undergone periodic health checkup
and immunization relevant to their work.