New normal among Health Personnel to Prevent Coronavirus Disease 2019 : A Study of Fort Prachaksilapakom Hospital, Udon Thani Province
The purpose of this descriptive research was to study the new normal among health personnel to prevent
Coronavirus Disease 2019. A purposive sample was 193 health care personel of Fort Prajaksilpakhom Hospital,Udon Thani province. The research questionnaire and in-depth interview guidelines were approved by 3 experts and test the reliability of the questionnaire by Cronbach alpha co-efficient =0.85. Descriptive statistics and content analysis were used to analyze the data. Results indicated that the majority was female, Bachelor degree education, the average age was 38.5 year old. Most of the sample was nurse. 47.7% had over ten years of work experiences, 67.9% had responsible taking care of the patients. Monitoring the situation of COVID-19 was at the highest level 65.80% ( =4.58, SD=.93). The perceived of situation and violence of disease was at highest level as follow, easy to transmit by airborne and contact ( =4.62, SD=.67), the disease was more severe in old age group and people with chronic disease ( =4.59, SD=.75) and COVID-19 was more dangerous and increase risk of mortality ( =4.57, SD=.68). They had good knowledge about disease (51.81%). New normal of the participants were paying more attention of self care by taking good care of personal hygiene, washing hand, wearing mask as their daily costumes, eating cooked food, regularly exercise, getting enough sleep to have more immunity, lessening social interaction, increasing home activity, taking care of the housing environment to allow good ventilation and using technology to communicate in daily life. For working behaviors, they practice restricting prevention behaviors by hand washing, mask-wearing, social distancing, and preventing bringing disease to home.
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