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Assessment of Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Regarding Isolation Precautions Among Iranian Healthcare Workers

  • Mehrdad Askarian (a1), Kamran Mirzaei (a1), Linda M. Mundy (a2) and Mary-Louise McLaws (a3)


We conducted a survey of 1,048 healthcare workers (HCWs) at 8 Iranian hospitals regarding knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to isolation precautions. We found 75% below acceptable safety levels. Routine handwashing before and after glove use was reported by fewer than half of the HCWs.


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