Quality Improvement Activities to Reduce the Neonatal Infection in a Hospital in Korea

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/160369
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Quality Improvement Activities to Reduce the Neonatal Infection in a Hospital in Korea
Abstract:
Quality Improvement Activities to Reduce the Neonatal Infection in a Hospital in Korea
Conference Sponsor:Midwest Nursing Research Society
Conference Year:2002
Author:Sung, Mi-Hae
P.I. Institution Name:Inje University
Title:Assistant Professor
Contact Address:Department of Nursing, 607 Obang-dong, Kimhae, Kyungham, 621-749, Korea
Contact Telephone:82.55.334.7111.8
This study was conducted to reduce the neonatal infection rate in nursery in Korea. The subjects were all of hospitalized infants from October 1, 2000 to April 30, 2001. 50 items, structural problems in NICU were selected by open questionnaire and categorized into 11 similar items. 38 items were picked out among them and then categorized into 6 similar items. I carried out quality improvement focusing around 6 items. The researcher analyzed the data with SPSS PC+ program. The results of this study are as follows: 1. The high achievement of goal in CQI Activities was shown in hand washing for reducing infection of NICU after December. 2. The local infection in IV site was not found and hand washing and gowning of protectors were achieved by 100%. In Conclusion, neonatal infection rate was reduced through the quality improvement activities, but structural problem of Hospital still remained.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Midwest Nursing Research Society

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleQuality Improvement Activities to Reduce the Neonatal Infection in a Hospital in Koreaen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/160369-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Quality Improvement Activities to Reduce the Neonatal Infection in a Hospital in Korea</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Midwest Nursing Research Society</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2002</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Sung, Mi-Hae</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Inje University</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Assistant Professor</td></tr><tr class="item-address"><td class="label">Contact Address:</td><td class="value">Department of Nursing, 607 Obang-dong, Kimhae, Kyungham, 621-749, Korea</td></tr><tr class="item-phone"><td class="label">Contact Telephone:</td><td class="value">82.55.334.7111.8</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">nursmh@ijnc.inje.ac.kr</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">This study was conducted to reduce the neonatal infection rate in nursery in Korea. The subjects were all of hospitalized infants from October 1, 2000 to April 30, 2001. 50 items, structural problems in NICU were selected by open questionnaire and categorized into 11 similar items. 38 items were picked out among them and then categorized into 6 similar items. I carried out quality improvement focusing around 6 items. The researcher analyzed the data with SPSS PC+ program. The results of this study are as follows: 1. The high achievement of goal in CQI Activities was shown in hand washing for reducing infection of NICU after December. 2. The local infection in IV site was not found and hand washing and gowning of protectors were achieved by 100%. In Conclusion, neonatal infection rate was reduced through the quality improvement activities, but structural problem of Hospital still remained.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T22:52:41Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T22:52:41Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipMidwest Nursing Research Societyen_GB
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