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NLM AIDSLINE
HIV infection control in medical practice.
Mitchell DH; Sorrell TC; McDonald PJ; Centre for Infectious Diseases and
October 30, 1996
Med J Aust. 1996 Jul 15;165(2):86-9. Unique Identifier : AIDSLINE

Reports of cross-infection with HIV and hepatitis C during routine surgery in Sydney have refocused attention on preventing transmission of HIV and other blood-borne viruses in the health care setting. This review examines the risks of transmission in medical practice, summarises infection control measures and examines issues regarding the HIV-infected health care worker.

Cross Infection/*PREVENTION & CONTROL *Disease Transmission, Patient-to-Professional *Disease Transmission, Professional-to-Patient Hepatitis B/PREVENTION & CONTROL/TRANSMISSION Hepatitis C/PREVENTION & CONTROL/TRANSMISSION Human HIV Infections/*PREVENTION & CONTROL/TRANSMISSION *Infection Control Private Practice Risk Factors Universal Precautions JOURNAL ARTICLE REVIEW REVIEW, TUTORIAL

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