Agency : Nosocomial Infection, Infection Management, Intensive Care Unit
Objective : The main objectives
was to study the physical
facilities available for Infection control in intensive care unit (medical
–ICU) and also the existing infection
control procedures used in the MICU.
The study also identified the gaps for infection
control and suggested measures to fill those gaps.
Background : The study was done to know
the facilities available to control infection at Medical ICU
Methodology : The research approach
adopted for the study was a descriptive method. It includes collection of
information regarding infection control procedures and its measures
and also existing
physical facilities available for infection control through
questionnaires, studying relevant record
maintained in MICU.
Findings : The physical facilities available
for infection control in MICU are satisfactory but the infection control measures
practiced in MICU is poor and needs improvements and up-gradation.
When compared to the ISIS standards, the facilities available for infection
control in MICU are satisfactory and
meets . Result show that current
physical facilities available for infection control
are satisfactory but the
existing infection control
measures practiced in MICU are poor.
Recommendations : Strict adherence
to standard infection
control procedures need to be given under consideration and existing infection control measures in MICU needs improvement and up-gradation.
to study the physical facilities available for Infection control in intensive care unit