Lege Artis Medicinae

[Health risk awareness among healthcare professionals]

SZOBOTA Lívia1, BALOGH Zoltán2

DECEMBER 10, 2019

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2019;29(12)

DOI: https://doi.org/10.33616/lam.29.058

[INTRODUCTION - The aim of our study was to assess how aware healthcare professionals are of the risks and dangers they are faced with while performing their jobs. MATERIAL AND METHOD - Data collection was done quantitatively with a survey filled out by the subjects themselves from among medical/healthcare professionals who are currently working multiple shifts or medical professionals who are in leadership positions and are currently continuing their higher education beside their employment. Data analysis was done with the help of Microsoft Excel and SPSS using the Pearson chi-squared test and the Mann Whitney test (p<0.05) as well as descriptive statistical methods. RESULTS - The 134 healthcare professionals taking part in the study were not fully aware of the health risks they are faced with. CONCLUSION - The people who provided answers were not clear on workplace dangers and risks. On the whole, it can be determined that the cooperation of occupational health and workplace safety is necessary in order to avoid damage to the health of healtcare professionals.]

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  1. Nemzeti Adó- és Vámhivatal, Képzési, Egészségügyi és Kulturális Intézete
  2. Semmelweis Egyetem, Egészségtudományi Kar, Alkalmazott Egészségtudományi Intézet, Ápolástan Tanszék

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