|Document ID (ISN)||50460|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0091-0031 - Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
|Convention or series no.
||HHS Publication 87-8017
||Recommendations for prevention of HIV transmission in health care settings
||21 Aug. 1987, Vol.36, No.2S, 18p. 37 ref.
||This report is intended for all health care settings and considers all patients as potentially infective. Covered are: definition of health-care workers; health-care workers with AIDS; risk to health-care workers of acquiring HIV at work; precautions to prevent transmission (universally, during invasive procedures, dentistry, autopsies or morticians' services, dialysis, laboratories); environmental considerations (sterilisation and disinfection of equipment, survival of HIV, housekeeping, blood and other body fluid spills, laundry, infective waste); implementation of recommendations; serologic testing for HIV infection; management of infected health-care workers and of exposures.
||USA; contagion; health services; immunodeficiency syndrome; infection control; virus diseases
||disinfection of equipment; dental services; funeral services; blood cytology; biological and medical tests
||D - Periodical articles
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)