Q & A on largest patient look-back effort in history

April 2008
Hospital Infection Control;Apr2008, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p40
The article presents questions and answers issued by the Southern Nevada Health District after launching the largest look-back effort in history by contacting 40,000 patients potentially exposed to bloodborne pathogens in a Las Vegas, Nevada endoscopy clinic. These include responses to questions of how were patients exposed to the virus, and how patients could protect themselves when getting some medical procedures.


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