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Wound care perception and attitude. A school-related experience in Saudi Arabia

Salah Bakry, Sulten Misfer Alzahrani, Dai Zafer, Nawras Ali Alyamani, Waleed Alnemari, Suhayb Bakry, Mohamed A. Elhefny.

Abstract
Background and Aims:
Wound care is a significant global health issue that’s need medical and community attention. The perception of wound care is fundamental among students and teachers in schools to enhance the awareness level and prevents undesired consequences. This study aimed to evaluate students’ and teachers’ level of experience and attitude toward basic knowledge of wound care.

Methods:
The current study used an electronic survey distributed via online social media platforms among Makkah regions’ schools between January and February 2022. The current study used a convenient sam¬pling method for sampling selection. Then, the recorded data were subjected to statistical analysis.

Results:
A total of 674 students and teachers from Makkah region were surveyed. The mean (SD) were 22.12 (SD=13.23), female respondents were predominates representing 62.9%. A high level of experience between participants toward wound care were showed in this study 67.06%. A significant association were found between participants’ level of wound care experience and occupational level (P-value, 0.001, 0.024, and 0.012, respectively).

Conclusion:
Excellent levels of knowledge and attitude towards wound care practice were recorded among most of the participants. However, the awareness of some wound delaying factors and the correct ways to deal with wound injuries, especially for serious cases such as diabetic wounds, is still a challenge for public health awareness.

Key words: Wound care, students, teachers, attitude, perception, Saudi Arabia


 
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Bakry S, Alzahrani SM, Zafer D, Alyamani NA, Alnemari W, Bakry S, Elhefny MA. Wound care perception and attitude. A school-related experience in Saudi Arabia. Majmaah J Heal Sci. 2023; 11(1): 29-39. doi:10.5455/mjhs.2023.01.004


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Bakry S, Alzahrani SM, Zafer D, Alyamani NA, Alnemari W, Bakry S, Elhefny MA. Wound care perception and attitude. A school-related experience in Saudi Arabia. https://www.mjhs-mu.org/?mno=97185 [Access: February 01, 2023]. doi:10.5455/mjhs.2023.01.004


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Bakry S, Alzahrani SM, Zafer D, Alyamani NA, Alnemari W, Bakry S, Elhefny MA. Wound care perception and attitude. A school-related experience in Saudi Arabia. Majmaah J Heal Sci. 2023; 11(1): 29-39. doi:10.5455/mjhs.2023.01.004



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Bakry S, Alzahrani SM, Zafer D, Alyamani NA, Alnemari W, Bakry S, Elhefny MA. Wound care perception and attitude. A school-related experience in Saudi Arabia. Majmaah J Heal Sci. (2023), [cited February 01, 2023]; 11(1): 29-39. doi:10.5455/mjhs.2023.01.004



Harvard Style

Bakry, S., Alzahrani, . S. M., Zafer, . D., Alyamani, . N. A., Alnemari, . W., Bakry, . S. & Elhefny, . M. A. (2023) Wound care perception and attitude. A school-related experience in Saudi Arabia. Majmaah J Heal Sci, 11 (1), 29-39. doi:10.5455/mjhs.2023.01.004



Turabian Style

Bakry, Salah, Sulten Misfer Alzahrani, Dai Zafer, Nawras Ali Alyamani, Waleed Alnemari, Suhayb Bakry, and Mohamed A. Elhefny. 2023. Wound care perception and attitude. A school-related experience in Saudi Arabia. Majmaah Journal of Health Sciences, 11 (1), 29-39. doi:10.5455/mjhs.2023.01.004



Chicago Style

Bakry, Salah, Sulten Misfer Alzahrani, Dai Zafer, Nawras Ali Alyamani, Waleed Alnemari, Suhayb Bakry, and Mohamed A. Elhefny. "Wound care perception and attitude. A school-related experience in Saudi Arabia." Majmaah Journal of Health Sciences 11 (2023), 29-39. doi:10.5455/mjhs.2023.01.004



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Bakry, Salah, Sulten Misfer Alzahrani, Dai Zafer, Nawras Ali Alyamani, Waleed Alnemari, Suhayb Bakry, and Mohamed A. Elhefny. "Wound care perception and attitude. A school-related experience in Saudi Arabia." Majmaah Journal of Health Sciences 11.1 (2023), 29-39. Print. doi:10.5455/mjhs.2023.01.004



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Bakry, S., Alzahrani, . S. M., Zafer, . D., Alyamani, . N. A., Alnemari, . W., Bakry, . S. & Elhefny, . M. A. (2023) Wound care perception and attitude. A school-related experience in Saudi Arabia. Majmaah Journal of Health Sciences, 11 (1), 29-39. doi:10.5455/mjhs.2023.01.004





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