HIV infection control in medical practice

David H. Mitchell, Tania C. Sorrell, Peter J. McDonald

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    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.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)86-89
    Number of pages4
    JournalMedical Journal of Australia
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 1996


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