Variables influencing worker compliance with universal precautions in the emergency department.

@article{Williams1994VariablesIW,
  title={Variables influencing worker compliance with universal precautions in the emergency department.},
  author={Connie Williams and Scott Bryan. Campbell and Kathleen M. Henry and P Dustin Collier},
  journal={American journal of infection control},
  year={1994},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={
          138-48
        }
}
BACKGROUND Emergency department health care workers frequently provide care to patients who are in unstable condition, bleeding, or in a crisis situation. To identify the variables described in the Health Belief Model affecting health care workers' compliance with practices and devices believed to reduce exposure to patients' blood, the staff of a level II trauma center were surveyed for knowledge, compliance, and training regarding universal precautions. METHODS Fifty-three health care… CONTINUE READING
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