Knowledge and practice of standard precautions among health care workers in the Federal Medical Centre, Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria.

@article{Isara2010KnowledgeAP,
  title={Knowledge and practice of standard precautions among health care workers in the Federal Medical Centre, Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria.},
  author={Alphonsus Rukevwe Isara and Antoinette Ngozi Ofili},
  journal={The Nigerian postgraduate medical journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={204-9}
}
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES Health care workers (HCWs) are exposed to blood and other body fluids in the course of their day to day activities in the health care setting. Standard precautions are designed to reduce the risk of transmission of microorganisms from both recognized and unrecognised sources. This study is to determine the knowledge and practice of standard precautions among health care workers in Federal Medical Centre, Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria. SUBJECTS AND METHODS This descriptive… CONTINUE READING

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