عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Background and Purpose: Health care personnel are always exposed to occupational injuries especially injuries due to sharp and cutting things. Therefore، the present study was designed and conducted to investigate the effect of safe management performance on knowledge، attitude and practice (KAP) levels of the health care personnel of Baqyatallah Hospital، Iran.
Method and Materials: This experimental study was carried out in 2010، and 115 nurses were selected from 8 parallel wards; two random groups were shaped: experimental (n=59) and control (n=56) groups. The data were collected by a researcher-made questionnaire including 59 questions on the personnel’s knowledge، attitude and practice. The KAP was assessed in both groups after a two-month training period. The obtained data were analyzed in SPSS 15 using chi-square، independent and paired t-test (P0.05). However، the KAP scores of the experimental group after training became 15.7±2.6، 58.1±2.7 and 87±4.6 respectively، with the corresponding control group scores of 6.2±1.8، 50.6±7.1 and 76.7±13 respectively; the difference after training was significant (P