Evaluation of risk factors for bite wounds inflicted on caregivers by dogs and cats in a veterinary teaching hospital.

@article{Drobatz2003EvaluationOR,
  title={Evaluation of risk factors for bite wounds inflicted on caregivers by dogs and cats in a veterinary teaching hospital.},
  author={Kenneth J Drobatz and Gary Smith},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={2003},
  volume={223 3},
  pages={312-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify factors associated with increased risk of being bitten by a dog or cat in a veterinary teaching hospital. DESIGN Unmatched case-control study. STUDY POPULATION 207 animal caregivers. PROCEDURE Case subjects (n = 75) were any caregiver that reported being bitten by a dog or cat. Control subjects (n = 132) were randomly selected from a list of all caregivers interacting with dogs or cats. Information on the characteristics of the caregivers, characteristics of the dogs… CONTINUE READING

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