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Title Occupational blood-borne infections : risk and management / edited by C.H. Collins and D.A. Kennedy
Published Wallingford, Oxon, UK ; New York, NY : CAB International, [1997]


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 MELB  614.44 Col/Obb  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 306 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Pt. I. Microbiology and epidemiology. Ch. 1. Viral agents of blood-borne infections / D. J. Jeffries. Ch. 2. Bacterial and other agents of blood-borne infections / C. H. Collins. Ch. 3. Epidemiology of blood-borne infections / D. L. Hunt. Ch. 4. Blood exposure data in Europe / D. Abiteboul. Ch. 5. Percutaneous blood exposure data: 58 hospitals in the USA / J. Jagger and M. Bentley. Ch. 6. Detection of surface and air-borne blood contamination / D. A. Kennedy -- Pt. II. Reduction and management of occupational risk. Ch. 7. Phlebotomy / E. Bouvet. Ch. 8. The medical profession / D. R. Morgan. Ch. 9. The dental profession / C. M. Scully. Ch. 10. Nursing care / G. Griffiths. Ch. 11. Clinical laboratories: mucocutaneous exposure / D. A. Kennedy and C. H. Collins. Ch. 12. Clinical laboratories: percutaneous exposure / J. Jagger and M. Bentley. Ch. 13. Blood transfusion services / A. D. Kitchen and J. A. J. Barbara
Ch. 14. Non-health-care occupations / C. H. Collins and D. A. Kennedy -- Pt. III. Prevention, prophylaxis and precautions. Ch. 15. Role of the occupational health department / H. A. Waldron. Ch. 16. Immunization and post-exposure prophylaxis / E. McCloy. Ch. 17. Treatment and decontamination of blood spills / P. N. Hoffman and D. A. Kennedy. Ch. 18. Disposal of waste blood and blood-contaminated waste / C. H. Collins and D. A. Kennedy. Ch. 19. Review of the OSHA Regulations on blood-borne infections / D. L. Hunt. Ch. 20. Universal Precautions and the advent of Standard Precautions: a review / C. C. Kibbler
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Bloodborne infections -- Prevention.
Medical personnel -- Diseases -- Prevention.
Blood Specimen Collection.
Blood-Borne Pathogens.
Infectious Disease Transmission, Patient-to-Professional -- prevention & control.
Infection Control.
Occupational Exposure -- prevention & control.
Risk Management.
Author Collins, C. H. (Christopher Herbert)
C.A.B. International.
LC no. 97004393
ISBN 0851986269 (alk. paper)