Surgeons' concern and practices of protection against bloodborne pathogens.

@article{Patterson1998SurgeonsCA,
  title={Surgeons' concern and practices of protection against bloodborne pathogens.},
  author={Jennifer Megan M Patterson and Christine B. Novak and Susan Elizabeth Mackinnon and G. Alexander Patterson},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={228 2},
  pages={
          266-72
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate surgeons' concern regarding risk awareness and behavioral methods of protection against bloodborne pathogen transmission during surgery. METHODS A 29-item questionnaire was sent to 914 surgeons from two universities and two surgical societies. RESULTS The questionnaire was returned by 768 active surgeons. Slight or moderate concern about contracting human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was reported by most surgeons; 8% reported extreme concern and 4% reported no concern… CONTINUE READING
BETA
Highly Cited
This paper has 85 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 34 CITATIONS, ESTIMATED 42% COVERAGE

85 Citations

051015'01'04'08'12'16
Citations per Year
Semantic Scholar estimates that this publication has 85 citations based on the available data.

See our FAQ for additional information.

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…