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Bloodborne pathogens : administrative manual for healthcare managers /
Victoria L. Welte.
imprint
Boston : Jones and Bartlett Publisher, c1994.
description
1 v. (various pagings) : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
ISBN
0867207787
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imprint
Boston : Jones and Bartlett Publisher, c1994.
isbn
0867207787
catalogue key
422475
 
Includes bibliographical references.
A Look Inside
Table of Contents
Preface
OSHA and the Epidemiology of Viruses
Bloodborne Pathogens
Viruses - What Are They?
How Viruses Invade Our Cells
Viral Infections
Epidemiology of HIV and HBV
Epidemiology
HIV - Who's At Risk?
HIV - How Is It Transmitted?
HBV, HCV, and Delta Hepatitis
Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan
Purpose
Work Area Restriction Controls
Provision of PPE
PPE Use
PPE Accessibility
PPE Cleaning, Laundering, and Disposal
Gloves
Housekeeping
Equipment, Environmental and Working Surfaces
Testing
Informed Consent
Patient Notification
Counseling
Use of Test Results
Confidentiality
Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Procedures
Patient Care Site
Postexposure Evaluation and Follow-up
Information Provided to the Healthcare Professional
Training and Education Materials
Teaching Plan
Selecting PPE
Avoiding Contamination
Exception
Decontaminating and Disposing of PPE
Other Protective Practices
Prompt Disposal
Sharps Containers
Handling Containers
Decontamination
Regulated Waste
Laundry
Research Facilities
What is HBV?
Who Needs Vaccination?
What Does Vaccination Involve?
What if I Decline Vaccination?
What If I Am Exposed But Have Not Yet Been Vaccinated?
Why Report?
Medical Evaluation and Follow-up
Written Opinion
Confidentiality
OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.1030, Bloodborne Pathogens
OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.1030, Inspection and Citation Guidelines
CDC Reprints
The HIV/AIDS Epidemic: The First 10 Years
Current Trends Update: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome - United States, 1981-1990
AIDS, 1981-1990
AIDS, 1990
Comparison of AIDS Cases in 1989 and 1990
Definition of Occupational Exposure
PHS Recommendations for Management of Persons After Occupational Exposures That May Place Them at Risk of Acquiring HIV Infection
Zidovudine
Discussion
Contacts for Physicians and for Infection Control and Occupational Health Professionals
Hepatitis Surveillance
Immune Globulins
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Delta Hepatitis
Non-A, Non-B Hepatitis
Appendix - Resources
Glossary
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