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    • HealthcareHealthcare TransmissionTransmission 1. Needlesticks 2. Splash in eyes 3. Blood/body fluids in open wounds/dry skin
    • Ways to prevent HealthcareWays to prevent Healthcare workers can decrease riskworkers can decrease risk Use Universal Precautions DO NOT RECAP NEEDLES Report exposure immediately Take of PPE whenever done doing task Clean up blood/body spills immediately ◦ Wipe up spills ◦ Disinfect area with1 part bleach/10 parts water
    • Universal PrecautionsUniversal Precautions Prevents transmission of blood- borne pathogens (germs) by direct or indirect contact Ex: HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, Do with all pt., all the time PPE (personal protective equipment) Gloves Gown Mask Goggles Wash Hands !!!
    • Universal PrecautionsUniversal Precautions Prevents transmission of blood- borne pathogens (germs) by direct or indirect contact Ex: HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, Do with all pt., all the time PPE (personal protective equipment) Gloves Gown Mask Goggles Wash Hands !!!