A comparison of observed and self-reported compliance with universal precautions among emergency department personnel at a Minnesota public teaching hospital : implications for assessing infection control programs.
To determine the level of universal precautions compliance in a hospital emergency department by two methods (direct observation of subjects versus self-reporting by questionnaire).
A Level II trauma center located within a university-affiliated medical center in Minneapolis/St Paul, Minnesota.
Glove and needle disposal containers were available in each treatment room; gowns, masks, and goggles were readily available.
ED physicians (12 staff plus rotating residents), medical students, nursing staff, and ancillary personnel.
Mots-clés Pascal : Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Virose, Infection, Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, Prévention, Pratique professionnelle, Facteur risque, Seringue, Equipement, Personnel sanitaire, Exposition professionnelle, Urgence, Service hospitalier, Hôpital, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Hemopathy, Immunopathology, Prevention, Professional practice, Risk factor, Syringe, Equipment, Health staff, Occupational exposure, Emergency, Hospital ward, Hospital, United States, North America, America
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Cote : 92-0540554
Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 199406.