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Document ID (ISN)38697
CIS number 82-2060
ISSN - Serial title 0096-1736 - Journal of Occupational Medicine
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Schneider W.J.
Title Considerations regarding infection during hospital employment
Bibliographic information Jan. 1982, Vol.24, No.1, p.53-57. 53 ref.
Abstract The risks of tuberculosis, viral hepatitis, rubella, herpes (simplex virus), meningococcal disease, scabies, pertussis, respiratory syncytial virus disease, influenza, diphtheria and laboratory-associated infections among hospital workers are surveyed. Screening and diagnostic procedures are considered, together with control measures such as surveillance, appropriate immunisations, epidemiological investigations, antibiotic prophylaxis, when indicated, and environmental safeguards.
Descriptors (primary) infectious diseases; medical supervision; immunization; hospitals
Descriptors (secondary) pharmacological prevention; influenza; laboratory work; tuberculosis; dermatotropic virus infections; round-up; meningococcal infections; diphtheria; virus diseases; infectious hepatitis; rubella; scabies
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Influenza
Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)