TITLE

SHEA: To protect patients, test viral load of infected health care workers

PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Hospital Employee Health;May2010, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the guidelines from the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA). The guideline has been aroused due to the healthcare workers affected with HIV, hepatitis B or C which will be a danger to the patients. The guideline offers precautions which range from double-gloving, restriction on performing specific exposure-prone procedures and other measures. INSET: SHEA identifies invasive, exposure-prone procedures.
ACCESSION #
50346070

 

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