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Background: The pandemic of Covid-19 disease has endangered the health of all people. Health care workers, especially emergency and intensive care wards nurses, are always at the forefront of the fight against such infectious diseases; The aim of this study was to determine the level of awareness and self-care of emergency and intensive care wards nurses in the prevention of new coronavirus (COVID-19) in Khorramabad Shohada Hospital.
Materials and Methods: In this cross-sectional descriptive study, 162 nurses were participated. Participants enrolled in the study using census sampling, and they completed a designed online questionnaire. Data were analyzed and interpreted using SPSS software.
Results: The mean age of participants was 32.28 ± 5.12 years, 87% of them were women. The mean score of knowledge among the subjects was 21.5 ± 2.6 and the mean score of self-care was 36.1 ± 4.1. Level of the knowledge of 87.9% of participants was high about the prevention of Covid-19 disease. 85.2% of the participants also had good performance in self-care of COVID-19 disease.
Conclusion: The findings of this study indicate that the awareness and self-care of emergency and intensive care wards nurses of Shohada Hospital in prevention of COVID-19 was high.
Type of Study: Research | Subject: پزشکی اجتماعی
Received: 2021/05/15 | Accepted: 2021/08/1

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