HIV/AIDS Reference Library for Nurses, Volume 3: Infection Control

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WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific

Publication details

Publication date: 1993
Price: US $ 10
ISBN: 929061112X
Number of pages: 48

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Summary

Sets out the do's and don'ts of daily practice needed to prevent the transmission of HIV and hepatitis B virus in the health care setting. Focused on situations commonly encountered by nurses, the book cover virtually all precautions needed to protect nurses and patients against the risks of infection. The book also equips nurses to act as educators for the general public by providing sound information and preventive measures and dispelling unfounded fears. Throughout, key points are underscored by illustrations suitable for use in training or for reproduction as wall charts.