The Epidemic of Health Care Worker Injury

The Epidemic of Health Care Worker Injury

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Traditionally, health care worker injury exposure data is analyzed one category at a time, which tends to isolate the researcher from a more global perspective of an industry-wide analysis. The Epidemic of Health Care Worker Injury: An Epidemiology provides an industry-wide analysis that facilitates a wide-angle view of the dangers of working in health care, by focusing on the major categories of health care worker injury: needlesticks, the most prevalent risk back injury, the most expensive risk violence and assault-health care workers account for more than half of all assaulted service workers infectious diseases such as tuberculosis and hepatitis C latex allergy, which now affects almost 10% of health-care workers managed care and its profound effect on the injury rates through downsizing, deskilling, and increased acuity injuries to different populations of health care workers home health care injury rates long-term care injuries, which have doubled in the last decadeThe detection, transmission, and outcome of hepatitis C virus infection. Infectious ... Seroprevalence among hemodialysis staff and patients in suburban New York City. American ... 150. stances when CMV infection could be a problem. CDC Fax ... 425a€“430. 0-8493-3382-2/99/5000+$.50 O 1999 by CRC Press LLC 35 32anbsp;...

Title:The Epidemic of Health Care Worker Injury
Author:William Charney, Guy Fragala
Publisher:CRC Press - 1998-12-09


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