Addressing the public's concerns about human immunodeficiency virus transmission in health-care settings.
The 1990 report of a cluster of patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) associated with a Florida dentist with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome attracted considerable media coverage and legislative attention.
A number of polls found that the public favored mandatory HIV-antibody testing of healthcare workers.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Ga, conducted a two-phase study to understand how public concerns regarding potential HIV transmission in health-care settings can be addressed by the medical and public health communities.
Sixteen focus group discussions in nine US cities were conducted to explore the public's perceptions, concerns, and behavioral responses regarding HIV transmission in health-care settings.
Mots-clés Pascal : Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, SIDA, Virose, Infection, Epidémiologie, Facteur risque, Transmission homme homme, Personnel sanitaire, Malade, Questionnaire
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Hemopathy, Immunopathology, AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Epidemiology, Risk factor, Transmission from man to man, Health staff, Patient, Questionnaire
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0079536
Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.