EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF
PHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL RESEARCH

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Abstract

A CROSS SECTIONAL DESCRIPTIVE RESEARCH SURVEY ON KNOWLEDGE OF COVID-19 AMONG HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS

Mona Patel*, Ojash Patel and Harsha Patel

ABSTRACT

Aim: A cross-sectional research survey on knowledge of COVID-19 among healthcare professionals. Despite control measures adopted to check the rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers still face a serious threat to infection due to SARS-CoV-2 virus. Adherence to control measures by healthcare workers depends on their knowledge. This study aimed to determine the knowledge of COVID-19 and related infection control practice among healthcare professionals. Methology: The present cross-sectional descriptive survey was carried out from February 20 to March 21, 2021, among healthcare professionals. A cross sectional study was conducted among healthcare professionals in India as well as out of India. Replying on our network with the healthcare professionals, 250 participants were required into the study. The data were collected using online questionnaire consisting of socio-demographic questions and 25 questions based on knowledge & infection control practice related to COVID-19 disease in the healthcare setting adapted from a study in India as well as out of India. This method helps in preventing any direct and physical contact with participants, which was necessary during the current COVID-19 outbreak. An online questionnaire was developed in English by the use of the Google form. In addition, we requested that participants share the questionnaire with their social contacts and fill it out including the perspectives of family members and friends who were unable to use digital electronic media. Participants with sound physical and mental health, age 16 years and older, and with the ability to understand the questionnaire content clearly were eligible for the study.

Keywords: Knowledge, infection, control, COVID-19.


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