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Document ID (ISN)107835
CIS number 08-466
ISSN - Serial title 0120-5684 - Protección y seguridad
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Gómez Murcia J.E., Flórez C.M., Mejía Rodríguez S., González Ó ., Cajigas de Acosta B.E.
Title Biological safety in the health care sector
Original title Bioseguridad en el sector salud [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Jan.-Feb. 2007, Vol.53, No.311, p.51-79. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Contents of this collection of articles on biological safety in the health care sector: classification of biological waste and infection hazards; biological safety standards and procedures in hospital settings; importance of having equipment that can limit the ambient concentration of infectious agents; biological safety and pathogens; criteria for the selection of single-use or re-usable protective clothing; waste management in hospital settings; workers exposed to blood-borne viral infections (HIV, HBV, HCV).
Descriptors (primary) hospitals; risk factors; biological hazards; health care personnel
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; infectious diseases; infectious hepatitis; immunodeficiency syndrome; safe working methods; containment; needle-stick injuries; personal protective equipment; disposable protective clothing; air filtration
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceColombia
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Viral diseases (other than aids)
Health care services
Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases