Occupational health and safety of personnel handling chemotherapeutic agents in Greek hospitals.

@article{Constantinidis2011OccupationalHA,
  title={Occupational health and safety of personnel handling chemotherapeutic agents in Greek hospitals.},
  author={T C Constantinidis and Elissabet Vagka and P Dallidou and Paweł Basta and Vasileios Drakopoulos and Stylianos Souglakos John Kakolyris and Ekaterini Chatzaki},
  journal={European journal of cancer care},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={123-31}
}
The expansion of chemotherapy raised concerns about the health and safety of hospital personnel. Very little is known about the conditions of handling of chemotherapeutic agents by healthcare workers in Greece and possible adverse effects related to their safety practices, as well as the safety policies adopted by the Greek hospitals. A self-evaluation questionnaire was completed by 353 healthcare workers involved with the use of chemotherapeutic drugs in 24 Greek hospitals and the answers were… CONTINUE READING