Prevention of HIV transmission in the health-care setting

Cathryn Murphy

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Preventing the transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the health-care setting is a principal aim of infection control programs in New South Wales. Key stakeholders have adopted a number of approaches to this problem, including education, redesign of equipment, change of work practices, policy implementation and surveillance. This paper will discuss some of the main strategies for preventing occupational and iatrogenic transmission of HIV.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18-21
Number of pages4
JournalAustralian Infection Control
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 1998
Externally publishedYes


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