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Knowledge about epidermofitosis in nursing home workers

Journal: Revista Información Científica (Vol.96, No. 1)

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Page : 12-19

Keywords : epidermofitosis; athlete's foot; dermatophytes; dermatophytes;

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An intervention study was carried out to determine the need for learning about epidermofitosis in workers associated with the assistance of patients at the "Caridad Jaca" Provincial Nursing Home in Guantanamo in April, 2014. A sample of 57 workers as volunteers decided to participate in the study, nursing staff, podiatry technicians and assistants in the nursing services. Initially the participants were given a survey to determine the learning needs on the subject, and on the basis of the results, the proposed intervention was designed. Variables were analyzed such as: prevention, measures, and form of transmission, symptoms and signs, concept, causal agent. The frequency distribution analysis technique was applied on a qualitative scale for all variables. The data were presented in percentage tables.

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