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Handbook of modern hospital safety

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363.15 CHAh
Edition:
2nd ed.
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Length:
1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 27 cm.
Publisher:
Boca Raton, Fla.: CRC Press
Year:
2010
ISBN-ISSN:
9781420047851
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Books
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1
Abstract:
Covers exposure paradigms and offers solutions and models of protection for hospital workers, presenting the latest science and intervention strategies that have proven successful in the scientific community.

This edition explores a host of hazardous conditions that are faced by healthcare workers in today's hospitals, including:
- infection and infectious diseases
- back injuries
- needlesticks
- workplace violence
- slip, trip, and fall injuries
- ergonomic issues
- electrocautery smoke
- toxic drugs
- ethylene oxide
- aldehydes
- pentamidine
- ribavirin

Experts from leading hospitals, universities, and health organizations explore these health risks and suggested preventive measures, discuss recent research and new information on technology to protect workers, cover new legislation and regulations, and provide insight into the philosophy of creating a safe hospital culture.
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