Evaluation of Sterile Supply Cycle at One of The Malaysia Government Hospital in Perak

Insan Sunan Kurniawansyah, Soraya Ratnawulan Mita, Looi Shu Ying2 Karadavut

Abstract


Healthcare-associated Infections (HAIs) are normally mentioned as nosocomial infections, which usually occurs when the patients are hospitalized for a long time. One of the ways to reduce the number of HAIs is that hospitals should prepare their own Central Sterile Supply Department (CSSD). In CSSD, the authority should follow the guidance that is provided. Due to the uncooperative of the hospital that did not follow the guidelines that are provided by the government causes these infections to grow significantly. This research was carried out the CSSD in one of the government hospitals in the state of Perak. The data of this research was gain through interviews and observation to determine was this particular hospital had already followed the guideline that is provided by the Ministry of Health, Malaysia.The study concluded that the Malaysia Government Hospital in Perak, aspects that do not meet the requirements are design requirements, handling of used items, disinfection, packaging, and wrapping of used items before sterilization, sterilization methods, monitoring of sterilizer, quality management, selection and care of instrument, care of operating room textiles.

Keywords


Centre Sterile Supply Department, Healthcare-associated infections, Malaysia Government Hospital, Perak.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.25258/ijddt.v9i4.7

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