Reports of cross-infection with HIV and hepatitis C during routine surgery in Sydney have refocused attention on preventing transmission of HIV and other blood-borne viruses in the health care setting. This review examines the risks of transmission in medical practice, summarises infection control measures and examines issues regarding the HIV-infected health care worker.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Medical Journal of Australia|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jul 1996|