Preventing Infectious Diseases

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Preventing Infectious Diseases

Format:  Paperback,

101 pages

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Publish Date: Apr 2007

ISBN-13: 9780763749903

ISBN-10: 0763749907

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Over Five Million Workers In Health Care Related Fields Are At Risk Of Exposure To Bloodborne Pathogens, Such As The HIV Virus And Hepatitis B Virus. Designed To Meet The Current OSHA Training Requirements, Preventing Infectious Diseases, Fifth Edition Was Designed To Teach Students How To Prepare For Potential Occupational Exposure To Blood Or Other Potentially Infectious Materials, And Even Has Supplemental Information On Airborne Pathogens Such As Tuberculosis.


Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publish Date: Apr 2007
ISBN-13: 9780763749903
ISBN-10: 0763749907
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 101
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.0
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.9 x 0.21 x 9.88

Chapter outline

Introductionp. 1
What Are bloodborne Pathogens?p. 1
Bloodborne Pathogens and the Lawp. 1
What Is the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard?p. 2
Who Needs OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Training?p. 2
Why Do I Need This Manual?p. 5
Meeting OSHA Standardsp. 5
OSHA-Required Categories of Informationp. 6
The Ryan White Actp. 7
OSHA-Required Record Keepingp. 7
Bloodborne Pathogensp. 11
Overviewp. 11
What Are Bloodborne Pathogens?p. 12
Mode of Transmission of Bloodborne Pathogensp. 12
OSHA Expectations Regarding Exposurep. 12
Reporting Requirementsp. 13
Specific Bloodborne Pathogensp. 15
Preventionp. 25
Overviewp. 25
Engineering Controlsp. 26
Work Practice Controlsp. 33
Personal Protective Equipmentp. 38
Universal Precautionsp. 42
Body Substance Isolationp. 43
Exposure Control Planp. 46
What Is an Exposure Control Plan?p. 46
Exposure Control Plan Requirementsp. 47
Common and Unusual Infectious Diseasesp. 50
Overviewp. 50
Chicken Poxp. 51
Group A Streptococcal Diseasep. 52
Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndromep. 53
Influenzap. 54
Avian Influenzap. 54
Legionellosisp. 55
MRSAp. 56
West Nile Virusp. 56
Pertussisp. 57
Rabiesp. 58
Respiratory Syncytial Virusp. 59
SARSp. 59
Shigella, Salmonella, E coli, and Giardiap. 60
Smallpoxp. 61
Tularemiap. 61
Viral Hemorrhagic Feversp. 62
Prevention Strategiesp. 63
OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standardp. 66
Hepatitis B Vaccine Declination Formp. 82
Sample Exposure Control Planp. 83
Tuberculosisp. 90
Indexp. 95
Image Creditsp. 101

Book description

Over five million workers in health care related fields are at risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens, such as the HIV virus and hepatitis B virus. Designed to meet the current OSHA training requirements, Preventing Infectious Diseases, Fifth Edition was designed to teach students how to prepare for potential occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials, and even has supplemental information on airborne pathogens such as tuberculosis.

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