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  • Impact Factor: 0.285**
  • H-Index: 6
  • ISSN: 2638-4558
  • DOI: 10.25107/2638-4558
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  •  Allergy & Immunology
  •  Child Birth
  •  Dentistry and Oral Medicine
  •  Nephrology
  •  Urology Cases
  •  Food Science
  •  Nursing
  •  Autism

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Citation: Clin Case Rep Int. 2024;8(1):1659.DOI: 10.25107/2638-4558.1659

Exposure to Blood and Body Fluids among Medical Students in Faculty of Medicine of Rabat

Abi R, Chikhi I, Elkochri S, Tagajdid MR, Elannaz H, Laraqui A, Adil FZ, Younoussa FS, Kasmy Z, Lahlou Amine I and Ennibi K

Department of Virology, Mohammed V Military Teaching Hospital, and Mohammed V University, Morocco
Department of anesthesiology and resuscitation, Mohammed V Military Teaching Hospital, and Mohammed V University, Morocco

*Correspondance to: Rachid Abi 

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Abstract:

This study aims to determine the prevalence of blood and Body fluid Exposure Incidents (BEI) among students at the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy in Rabat. This descriptive and cross-sectional epidemiological study carried out over eight months, from October 2022 to April 2023. It focused on 284 medical students from the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy in Rabat. The research employed an individual, anonymous questionnaire designed to uphold the confidentiality of respondents. The questionnaire encompassed personal and administrative details such as age, gender, academic year, specific medical actions undertaken, frequency of exposure to blood incidents, and the mechanisms leading to these incidents. Additionally, the questionnaire gathered data on students' knowledge regarding the appropriate actions to take after a blood exposure accident. Among the 284 surveyed students, 52 individuals (18%) reported experiencing at least one BEI within the last 12 months. Needle recapping was the main factor, contributing to 70% of incidents. A mere 30% of the surveyed students had undergone training on immediate actions following blood exposure accidents. This study showed a high percentage of occupat

Keywords:

Blood and body fluids; Occupational exposure; BEI

Cite the Article:

Abi R, Chikhi I, Elkochri S, Tagajdid MR, Elannaz H, Laraqui A, et al. Exposure to Blood and Body Fluids among Medical Students in Faculty of Medicine of Rabat. Clin Case Rep Int. 2024; 8: 1659.

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