Employee health and infection control.

D. J. Diekema, Bradley 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 recommendations for management of exposures.

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

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  • Immunology
  • Microbiology (medical)

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Employee health and infection control. / Diekema, D. J.; Doebbeling, Bradley.

In: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, Vol. 16, No. 5, 05.1995, p. 292-301.

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