International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Clinical Science

Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2022

  • Electronic Counting of Used Swabs in the Operating Room – Trial Use of the "SC Smart Cart" Device in General Hospital Novo Mesto

    Zoran Preveden, Lovro Bobic, Klemen Bedencic

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 15-18
    Received: 28 March 2022
    Accepted: 14 April 2022
    Published: 28 April 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijbecs.20220802.11
    Abstract: Leftover surgical materials in the body after surgery, including the surgical swab as the most commonly forgotten item, remain a considerable problem despite advances in surgical techniques. Alongside manual counting, in recent years electronic counting has also been introduced. This brings certain advantages. In this pilot study, electronic counti... Show More
  • Practice of COVID-19 Prevention Measures and Its Associated Factors Among Resident at Tepi Town, Southwest Ethiopia

    Mesfin Esayas Lelisho, Shegaw Adugna, Yishak Titios, Sali Suleman Hassen, Seid Ali Tareke

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 19-26
    Received: 11 March 2022
    Accepted: 16 April 2022
    Published: 10 May 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijbecs.20220802.12
    Abstract: Background: Even though Coronavirus generates social, political, and economic difficulties, people's prevention practices were inadequate. A better understanding of the magnitude and determinants of practices of the COVID-19 preventive measures is required to create appropriate interventions. This study aimed to assess the practices and associated ... Show More