Awareness and Knowledge of the Surgical Safety Checklist Among Operational Staff in University Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal: A Cross-sectional Questionnaire
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04126889|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 15, 2019
Last Update Posted : October 15, 2019
The introduction of the World Health Organization Surgical Safety Checklist (WHO SSC) is a priority to promote surgical safety. However, little is known regarding awareness and knowledge of the WHO SSC in developing countries. This study aimed to obtain region-specific information for the introduction of the checklist in a core medical institution in Nepal.
The present research was a cross-sectional study using data from a survey conducted at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) in Kathmandu, Nepal. A questionnaire was distributed to 150 healthcare professionals working in the operating theatre. Responses to the questionnaire were analysed descriptively and regression analyses identified factors associated with awareness of the checklist.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Surgical Checklist||Other: questionnaire survey|
|Study Type :||Observational [Patient Registry]|
|Actual Enrollment :||150 participants|
|Target Follow-Up Duration:||2 Years|
|Official Title:||Awareness and Knowledge of the Surgical Safety Checklist Among Operational Staff in University Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal: A Cross-sectional Questionnaire|
|Actual Study Start Date :||September 1, 2018|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||June 1, 2019|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||October 1, 2019|
- Other: questionnaire survey
- Awareness of Surgical Safety Checklist [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]Whether medical staffs know about Surgical Safety Checklist, Participants can answer to the question for yes or no.
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|Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital|