Prison Officers' Concerns about Blood Borne Viral Infections

@inproceedings{Dillon2005PrisonOC,
  title={Prison Officers' Concerns about Blood Borne Viral Infections},
  author={Brendan Dillon and Shane Allwright},
  year={2005}
}
Prison officers' knowledge and perceptions of hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV were explored by conducting a cross-sectional survey in four Dublin prisons with high rates of blood borne viral infections among the inmates. Most officers (87%) reported not knowing enough about these diseases to enable them to take the necessary precautions at work. Longer serving and senior officers were less fearful and less anxious about contracting the infections. Officers who had received hepatitis B… CONTINUE READING

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