[The knowledge, attitudes and practice in regard to the risk for occupational HIV infection in a group of gynecologists from 3 Italian regions].

@article{Ippolito1995TheKA,
  title={[The knowledge, attitudes and practice in regard to the risk for occupational HIV infection in a group of gynecologists from 3 Italian regions].},
  author={Giuseppe Ippolito and Luciano Sagliocca and Carla D'Ubaldo and Antonio Ruggiero and O C Fabozzi and Salvatore De Masi and Nicola Petrosillo},
  journal={Epidemiologia e prevenzione},
  year={1995},
  volume={19 64},
  pages={276-81}
}
The risk of occupational infection by blood-borne pathogens has been well evaluated. However, a low perception of this risk among health care workers (HCWs) and a low compliance to infection control measures has been documented by several studies. During a meeting of gynecologists of Southern Italy, a survey of knowledge, attitudes and practices (K.A.P.) on HIV and other blood-borne viral infections was conducted among 143 obstetricians-gynecologists. 133 (93%) HCWs answered the questionnaire… CONTINUE READING
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