Attitude of Health Care Workers On COVID 19 Care In a Selected Hospital Setting
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Bhattacharya, C., Karandikar, D. N. J., & Kadu, A. (2021). Attitude of Health Care Workers On COVID 19 Care In a Selected Hospital Setting. VIMS Health Science Journal, 8(1), 28–33.


Introduction: From the first week of March 2020 till Nov 2020 the attitude of HCWs, mental health or perceptions changing regularly as the COVID-19 pandemic changing its image. New treatment, new information new training and practice changing attitude towards positivity as the death rate reducing and patient recovery rate increasing. Methods: A cross sectional study was done by a Likert type five-point attitude scale by survey method and conveniently selected 120 health care workers from a single setting.  Different categories of HCWs were participated namely doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, lab technicians and X-ray technicians. Results: result showed mean age of HCWs were 26.9.  Female HCWs are more than male. 80% HCWs attitude is favorable 20% neutral and no one have unfavorable attitude. Chai square test revealed that there is highly significant association of attitude with marital status and residence area, significant with age and year of experience. Conclusion: Generalization is not possible because this is single center data. But research showed maturity and better practice improves attitude. HCWs attitude improve care and recovery rates.
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