TITLE

Hospitals must decide which workers to test

PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Hospital Employee Health;May2010, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that nurse specialist Stephen Moore of the Infected Health Care Worker Program in the Minnesota Department of Health offers perspective on the guideline from the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA). Moore handles 150 health care workers who have HIV, hepatitis B or C. The new SHEA guideline provides updated approaches for monitoring but also poses challenges. Neil Fishman states thathospitals need to make a determination abut testing of providers.
ACCESSION #
50346262

 

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