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Occupational health and medical ethics

Sandhya Srinivasan


A manual detailing measures to prevent the transmission of blood borne viruses in the health-care setting benefits health workers, patients and the general public. In the absence of such protective measures, the health worker is at risk of infection while performing various procedures, and the infected worker poses a risk to patients. Inappropriately discarded hospital waste also exposes the public to infection.

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