Methodological study, undertaken between July/2011 and June/2012, whose aim was to translate and culturally adapt to Brazil the Chinese instrument that assesses health professionals’ intent to comply with conducts post-occupational exposure to biological material. The sample was random and consisted of 15 nursing professionals, exposed to biological material. The cross-cultural adaptation process showed to be satisfactory and the semantic validation evidenced that the instrument is understandable (73.3%), appropriate for the Brazilian culture and well accepted (85.2% of the items with favorable answers). The use of this instrument in Brazilian studies will permit broader discussions about actions to prevent occupational exposure to biological material and the planning of new strategies for the health services.
|Translated title of the contribution||Assessment of adherence to post-exposure conducts among health workers: Translation and cultural adaptation of an instrument|
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||Texto e Contexto Enfermagem|
|Publication status||Published - 2015 Jul|
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