Reducing occupational risk of HIV infection.Hosp Pract (Off Ed). 1991 Jun 15; 26(6):103-10, 115-8.HP
At San Francisco General Hospital and many other institutions in areas of high HIV prevalence, a policy of body substance isolation has proved easier to implement than the CDC's across-the-board recommendations. Prevention of needle-stick injury and use of barrier methods of infection control are emphasized. Preoperative HIV testing is addressed.