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Author Marfe, Gabriella

Title Risks and Challenges of Hazardous Waste Management
Published Singapore : Bentham Science Publishers, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (203 p.)
Contents Cover -- Title -- Graphical Abstract -- Copyright -- End User License Agreement -- Contents -- Foreword -- REFERENCES -- Preface -- List of Contributors -- Healthcare Waste: A Challenge for Best Management Practices in Developing Countries -- Ernesto de Titto1 and Atilio Savino2 ,* -- INTRODUCTION -- THE HEALTH-CARE CONTEXT -- BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES -- TRENDS IN THE USE OF MEDICAL WASTE INCINERATORS -- ORGANIZING HCW MANAGEMENT -- Define the Policy of the Establishment -- Document the Commitment of the Authorities -- Diagnose the State of Situation -- Plan and Program
Blood Exposure Accidents: Knowledge and Evaluation of Health Professional in the Emergency Pavilion of the Hospital of Batna City -- Sefouhi Linda*, BenBouza Amina and Houfani Roufaida -- INTRODUCTION -- DEFINITIONS OF HEALTHCARE PERSONNEL (HCP) AND BEA -- REGULATORY INSTRUMENTS RELATED TO BLOOD EXPOSURE ACCIDENTS (BEA) IN ALGERIA -- SUBJECTS AND METHODS -- RESULTS -- Socio-Professional Characteristics of Respondents -- History of Blood Exposure Accidents -- Knowledge Assessment of Blood-Borne Infectious Agents -- Action to be taken after being the victim of an accident of blood exposure
CONFLICT OF INTEREST -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- REFERENCES -- A Review of the Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices of Healthcare Wastes Workers (HCWS) on Medical Waste in Developing Countries -- Y.Y. Babanyara1,*, Abdulkadir Aliyu1, B.A Gana2 and Maryam Musa2 -- INTRODUCTION -- PERSONNEL'S INVOLVED IN MEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH CENTERS -- IMPORTANCE OF KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE, AND PRACTICES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF HEALTHCARE WASTE -- CLASSIFICATION OF HEALTHCARE WASTES -- Health and Risks Associated with Healthcare Waste Management -- MICRO-ORGANISMS ASSOCIATED WITH HEALTHCARE WASTE
DEFINE THE FEATURES AND REQUIREMENTS ASSOCIATED TO EACH OF THE RESIDUE MANAGEMENT STAGES -- Define Segregation Strategies -- Fitness Storage -- Fitness Internal Transport -- COMMUNICATE -- COORDINATE WITH RELATED PROCESSES OR ACTIVITIES -- Worker's Health -- Infrastructure and Maintenance -- Training -- Action for Contingencies -- TRACKING THE SYSTEM -- Evaluation Guide -- Indicators -- DEVELOP MANAGEMENT DOCUMENTS -- Internal Management Manual of Residues in Health Care Facilities -- Registrations -- Procedures and Instructions -- CONCLUDING REMARKS -- NOTES -- CONSENT FOR PUBLICATION
HAZARDS OF IMPROPER DISPOSAL OF HEALTHCARE WASTE -- CHEMICAL AND TOXIC THREATS -- Types of Chemicals Common to Waste -- Mercury -- Silver -- Disinfectants -- Pesticides -- GENOTOXIC WASTE HAZARDS -- RADIOACTIVE WASTE AND ITS HAZARDOUS NATURE -- ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE THAT IS WIDELY SPREAD IN THE ENVIRONMENT DUE TO INDISCRIMINATE MEDICAL WASTE DISPOSAL -- HEALTHCARE WASTE MANAGEMENT PRACTICE (S) IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES CASE STUDIES -- RESULTS -- RECOMMENDATIONS/CONCLUSION -- CONSENT FOR PUBLICATION -- CONFLICT OF INTEREST -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- REFERENCES
Summary This reference presents reviews and case studies of hazardous waste management in a selection of cities. The overarching themes of the compiled topics include 1) the problems of healthcare waste management, 2) case studies of hazardous waste mismanagement, 3) health risks associated with environmental waste, issues in environmental health and 4) grassroots environmentalism.The volume initially presents reviews and case studies from developing countries, including countries in South America (Argentina), Africa (Algeria and Nigeria), and Asia (India). The latter chapters of the book focus on env
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Subject Hazardous wastes -- Health aspects
Hazardous wastes -- Management.
Medical wastes -- Management
Hazardous wastes -- Health aspects.
Hazardous wastes -- Management.
Medical wastes -- Management.
Form Electronic book
Author Stefano, Carla Di
ISBN 9789811472466
9811472467