Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American College American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Sep 1, 2011 - Medical - 65 pages
Over five million workers in health care related fields are at risk to exposure to bloodborne pathogens, such as the HIV virus and hepatitis B virus. Designed to meet the current OSHA training requirements, Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens, Sixth Edition was designed to teach students how to prepare for potential occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials. The Sixth Edition also includes supplemental information on airborne pathogens, such as tuberculosis, and other unusual infectious diseases.
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