|Document ID (ISN)||76544|
|Convention or series no.
||Bloodborne occupational diseases of health care workers (HCW)
||Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA), 42 Tughlakabad Institutional Area, New Delhi 110062, India, 1999. i, 27p. 52 ref.
||This manual on the risks of exposure to bloodborne diseases of health care personnel focuses on hepatitis B and C, HIV and AIDS transmission risks. Transmission mechanisms, risk factors for seroconversion following percutaneous injury, post-exposure prophylaxis, hygiene practices, decontamination and sterilization, personal protective equipment and vaccination are presented along with safety recommendations for dealing with sharp instruments and body fluids.
||India; infectious diseases; health care personnel; immunodeficiency syndrome; infection control; infectious hepatitis
||injection injuries; contagion; manuals; safety guides; personal protective equipment; prophylaxis; personal hygiene
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||India|
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
||Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)