Study of Health Personnel and the Assistance to Patients With Tuberculosis in Hospital Environment
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The purpose of this study is to evaluate in hospital environment the knowledge of the health care professionals about fundamental concepts on tuberculosis and the accomplishment to respiratory isolation practices for patients with pulmonary tuberculosis hospitalized in a public hospital in Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil.
Condition or disease
TuberculosisHealth Care ProfessionalsHospital Environment
A cross-sectional study of health care professionals using a study instrument with questions to evaluate the knowledge of basic concepts about tuberculosis. A retrospective study reviewing medical records of patients with suspected tuberculosis hospitalized in the units of Adult and Pediatric Clinics and in the Critical Care Unit in a general hospital in Fortaleza-CE.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Health care professionals from a public hospital in Brazil
Health care professionals working in a public hospital (HGWA) in the units of Adult and Pediatric Clinics and in the Critical Care Unit in a general hospital in Fortaleza-CE
Health care professionals working in HGWA but in units other than Adult and Pediatric Clinics and in the Critical Care Unit