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INVESTIGATING CONDITION OF MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND ITS RELATION WITH MANAGEMENT OF MAINTENANCE RELATED TO EQUIPMENT IN HYGIENIC-MEDICAL CENTERS OF KOHGILOOYE BOOYER AHMAD PROVINCE

Hamid Benam, *Abbas Ghavam and Abbas Yazdanpanah

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Introduction: The importance of medical equipment and increasing progress in technologies related to them are specified and obvious in health system, as nowadays achievements of medical sciences experts are indebted using this technology in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease. Despite the importance of management of maintenance related to medical equipment, they have not focused on this issue consumedly. On the basis of this, the purpose of this study was investigating condition of medical equipment and its relation with management of maintenance related to equipment in hygienic-medical centers of Kohgilooye Booyer ahmad province. Methodology: This descriptive-sectional study was performed on 115 employees of hygienic-medical centers in Kohgilooye Booyer ahmad province. Data were collected by using checklist of investigation management of maintenance related to medical equipment. Collected data were analyzed by using SPSS, version 21 (a statistical software). Findings: Results of this research indicated that 71% of hygienic-medical centers and staff of group, don’t have medical equipment and none of experts in hygienic-medical centers have professional certificate of medical equipment. Hygienic-medical centers on the basis of having certificate of medical equipment, training, repairs and maintenance of medical equipment respectively 16%, 17%, 6% and 7% are in proper conditions. Results indicated that management of maintenance related to medical equipment in hygienic-medical centers is weak and there are meaningful statistical relations between management of medical equipment and having certificate of medical equipment, training, repairs and maintenance of medical equipment and if the condition of these items be higher, the condition of management of maintenance related to medical equipment will be more proper. Conclusion: According to obtained results from the study, hygienic-medical centers don’t have desired conditions in aspects of management of maintenance related to medical equipment. It seems that having an expert in medical equipment in staff of hygienic-medical centers, is necessary. Also increasing level of awareness related to personnel who use medical equipment in hygienic-medical centers and in management of medical equipment will be more effective.

Keywords: Management, maintenance, medical equipment, hygienic-medical centers.


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