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  1. Occupational blood exposure among health care workers. II: Exposure mechanisms and universal precautions.

    Article - En anglais

    We investigated mechanisms of mucocutaneous exposure (MCE) and percutaneous exposure (PCE) to blood, and compliance with protective barriers among all former and presently employed medical staff at a Danish Department of Infectious Diseases.

    All subjects were asked to complete an anonymous questionnaire. 135 out of 168 (80%) subjects responded. 37 incidents of PCE and 15 MCE were described.

    More than 50% of PCE had occurred without obvious explanation during medical procedures, or were caused by unexpected patient movement, while only 1 PCE was caused by recapping.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Virose, Infection, Fréquence, Virus immunodéficience humaine, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Mécanisme, Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, Personnel sanitaire, Hôpital, Exposition professionnelle, Mesure sécurité, Cutanéomuqueux, Voie percutanée, Sang, Prévention, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Frequency, Human immunodeficiency virus, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Mechanism, Hemopathy, Immunopathology, Health staff, Hospital, Occupational exposure, Safety measure, Mucocutaneous, Percutaneous route, Blood, Prevention, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0444379

    Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.