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Post-exposure prophylaxis in resource-poor settings: review and recommendations for pre-departure risk assessment and planning for expatriate healthcare workers.

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It is estimated that more than 3 million healthcare workers worldwide suffer needlestick and splash injuries whilst at work resulting in the potential transmission of blood-borne pathogens via exposure to bodily fluids. Under-reporting and the subsequent management of occupational injuries is a problem both in the United Kingdom and abroad. Many expatriate health care workers will work in low resource settings where the risk of transmission is greatest but in contrast to wealthier countries s...

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10.1111/tmi.12080

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Author
Journal:
Tropical medicine and international health : TM and IH More from this journal
Volume:
18
Issue:
5
Pages:
588-595
Publication date:
2013-05-01
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EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
Language:
English
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uuid:b82c9647-99db-4244-b408-454b88c614f5
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pubs:389210
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389210
Deposit date:
2014-05-14

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