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  1. Barrier precautions in trauma resuscitations : multivaried analysis of factors affecting use.

    Article - En anglais

    Study objectives

    To determine the relative importance of factors affecting use of barrier precautions by trauma team members.


    Prospective, nonblinded review of barrier precaution use by trauma team members over three periods.

    A multivaried analysis of factors affecting use then was conducted.


    A 615-bed level I trauma center in New York State with an accredited surgical residency program.

    TYpe of participants

    Trauma team members involved in resuscitating multitrauma patients in the trauma room.


    Period 1:

    • June to August 1991, barrier precaution use before interventions;

    • period 2: September 1991 to January 1992, educational seminars held and material access improved by designated cart;

    • period 3: February to June 1992, legislation mandating barrier precaution use introduced.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Traumatisme, Soin intensif, Equipement protection sécurité, Personnel sanitaire, Pratique professionnelle, Unité soin intensif, Homme, Service hospitalier

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Trauma, Intensive care, Protection safety equipment, Health staff, Professional practice, Intensive care unit, Human, Hospital ward

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

    Cote : 94-0427955

    Code Inist : 002B27B14C. Création : 199406.