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Document ID (ISN)70310
CIS number 97-2063
ISSN - Serial title 0025-6757 - MÚdecine et travail
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Massip P.
Title Actions to be undertaken by health workers in the event of an accident involving exposure to blood
Original title Conduite Ó tenir chez un professionnel de la santÚ en cas d'accident avec exposition au sang [in French]
Bibliographic information Dec. 1997, Vol.174, No.4, p.48-54. Illus.
Abstract This article is aimed at health workers potentially exposed to HIV and includes preventive measures and the course of action to follow in the event of accidental exposure to blood. The importance of proper information and first aid, and the effectiveness of prompt chemo-prophylaxy in the event of accidental blood exposure are emphasised. Practical advice is given.
Descriptors (primary) virus diseases; biological hazards; health care personnel; infection control
Descriptors (secondary) France; first aid; immunodeficiency syndrome; hepatitis
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Viral diseases (other than aids)
Health care services
Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases