Reducing Blood-borne Exposure in Interventional Radiology: What the IR Should Know

Abstract

Interventional radiologists are at risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens in their day-to-day practice. Percutaneous exposure from unsafe sharps handling, mucocutaneous exposure from body fluid splashes, and glove perforation from excessive wear can expose the radiologist to potentially infectious material. The increasing prevalence of blood-borne… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00270-013-0580-8

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