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Occupational exposure to HIV: considerations for postexposure prophylaxis and prevention.
Nurs Clin North Am. 1999 Mar; 34(1):213-25.NC

Abstract

HIV seroconversion as a result of an occupational exposure is a terrifying concern of healthcare workers who deliver care to patients in a variety of health care settings. In this article the most recent CDC guidelines for the management of HIV exposure and postexposure prophylaxis are reviewed. Prevention of bloodborne pathogen exposures, specifically through the selection of safety devices, is recognized as an important issue.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Horton Medical Center, Middletown, New York, USA.

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article
Review

Language

eng

PubMed ID

9922288

Citation

McClinsey, S C.. "Occupational Exposure to HIV: Considerations for Postexposure Prophylaxis and Prevention." The Nursing Clinics of North America, vol. 34, no. 1, 1999, pp. 213-25.
McClinsey SC. Occupational exposure to HIV: considerations for postexposure prophylaxis and prevention. Nurs Clin North Am. 1999;34(1):213-25.
McClinsey, S. C. (1999). Occupational exposure to HIV: considerations for postexposure prophylaxis and prevention. The Nursing Clinics of North America, 34(1), 213-25.
McClinsey SC. Occupational Exposure to HIV: Considerations for Postexposure Prophylaxis and Prevention. Nurs Clin North Am. 1999;34(1):213-25. PubMed PMID: 9922288.
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