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Risk of infection in a hospital environment
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9546097     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The infectivologic risk in hospital environment. After a brief introduction on the historical development of the question of infectivologic risk in health services in general, and, in particular, in hospitals, the principal epidemiologic characteristics of viral hepatitis B and C, of HIV/AIDS and of TBC are examined as well as the potential cancerogenic role of the viral hepatitis. Guide-lines on staff health observation are also presented along with work-fitness criteria.
Authors:
G Perrelli; F Perrelli; M Marconcini
Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; English Abstract; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Giornale italiano di medicina del lavoro ed ergonomia     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1592-7830     ISO Abbreviation:  G Ital Med Lav Ergon     Publication Date:    1998 Jan-Mar
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-05-26     Completed Date:  1998-05-26     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9712708     Medline TA:  G Ital Med Lav Ergon     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  ita     Pagination:  15-23     Citation Subset:  IM; X    
Affiliation:
Dipartimento di Traumatologia, Ortopedia e Medicina del Lavoro, Università di Torino.
Vernacular Title:
Il rischio infettivologico in ambiente ospedaliero.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections / prevention & control,  transmission
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome / prevention & control,  transmission*
Adult
Emergency Service, Hospital
Female
HIV Infections / prevention & control,  transmission*
Hepatitis B / diagnosis,  transmission
Hepatitis C / diagnosis,  transmission
Hepatitis, Viral, Human / diagnosis,  transmission*
Humans
Infectious Disease Transmission, Patient-to-Professional*
Male
Occupational Diseases / diagnosis,  etiology*,  prevention & control
Personnel, Hospital*
Risk Factors
Tuberculosis / prevention & control,  transmission*

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