Perceptions of personal health risks by medical and non-medical workers in a university medical center: a survey study
- Impact of SARS on Avian Influenza Preparedness in Healthcare Workers. Tam, D. K. P.; Lee, S.; Lee, S. S. // Infection;Oct2007, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p320
SARS was an unprecedented outbreak which brought about 1,755 infections and 302 deaths in Hong Kong. The similarity of SARS and avian influenza prompted us to examine the relationship between SARS experience and preparedness on a potential avian influenza outbreak. A self-administered...
- Knowledge, attitudes, experience and behaviour of frontline health care workers during the early phase of 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic, Birmingham, UK. Edeghere, Obaghe; Fowler, Tom; Wilson, Fay; Caspa, Richard; Raichand, Smitri; Kara, Edna; Janmohamed Rampling, Sumi; Olowokure, Babatunde // Journal of Health Services Research & Policy;Jan2015, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p26
Objectives: During the early (â€˜containment') phase of the influenza A(H1N1) pandemic, when the severity of the pandemic was unclear, health care workers (HCWs) across the UK were deployed to swab and prescribe antiviral drugs to suspected cases. This study describes the knowledge,...
- HCW protection gets a piece of fed spending. // Hospital Employee Health;May2009, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p51
The article discusses funding appropriated for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for research into flu transmission and personal protective equipment (PPE) for health care workers. Bill Borwegen, health and safety director of Service Employees International Union,...
- Influenza Vaccination for Health Care Personnel. Berges, Michael; Perry, Mary Jo // Radiologic Technology;Nov/Dec2014, Vol. 86 Issue 2, p220
The article focuses on the importance of influenza vaccination among healhcare personnel. It mentions that the percentage of deaths from influenza when combined with pneumonia exceeds the epidemic threshold peaking at 9.9% during the 2012-2013 season. It adds that influenza vaccination among...
- New drive to improve awareness of sexual health. // Primary Health Care;Sep2003, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p6
Focuses on the awareness of health professionals to the danger of sexually transmitted infections in Great Britain. Decrease on the level of condom use among men and women; Potential risks of unprotected sex; Role of professional health in communicating positive sexual health messages to clients.
- Cognitive Era. Kamp, John // Professional Safety;Oct2001, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p30
Discusses why workers at a site with a successful behavioral safety process choose safe behavior over at-risk behavior when they are not being observed. Behaviorist paradigm in psychology; How behavioral safety is typically implemented; Role of risk perception in enhancing behavioral safety.
- NHS struggles to slash levels of staff injuries. Ward, Seamus // Public Finance;5/2/2003, p9
Reports on the effort of the National Health Service to reduce the levels of staff injuries in Great Britain. Improvement in the conditions of work environment; Management of work-related stress; Investment on employee training.
- Injuries On The Job: How RNs Get Hurt. // RN;Dec2002, Vol. 65 Issue 12, p16
A chart is presented depicting occupational injuries encountered by registered nurses in the U.S.
- Preventing infection: Wearing masks correctly. Boyne, Robyn // Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand;Jun2015, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p39
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