HealthcareHealthcare
TransmissionTransmission
1. Needlesticks
2. Splash in eyes
3. Blood/body fluids in open
wounds/dry sk...
Ways to prevent HealthcareWays to prevent Healthcare
workers can decrease riskworkers can decrease risk
Use Universal Pre...
Universal PrecautionsUniversal Precautions
Prevents
transmission of
blood- borne
pathogens (germs)
by direct or indirect
...
Universal PrecautionsUniversal Precautions
Prevents
transmission of
blood- borne
pathogens (germs)
by direct or indirect
...
Healthcare transmission-cvberger
Healthcare transmission-cvberger
Healthcare transmission-cvberger
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Healthcare transmission-cvberger

  1. 1. HealthcareHealthcare TransmissionTransmission 1. Needlesticks 2. Splash in eyes 3. Blood/body fluids in open wounds/dry skin
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. 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 !!!
  4. 4. 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 !!!

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