Employee Health and Infection Control

Daniel J. Diekema, Bradley N. Doebbeling

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Abstract

Hospital employees are at risk for exposure to a variety of communicable diseases, which they may transmit to patients and other workers. The employee health service plays a critical role in an effective infection control program. In this article, we outline the major responsibilities of the employee health service and summarize key current recomendations for management of exposures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)292-301
Number of pages10
JournalInfection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
Volume16
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1995
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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