Introduction to Hemophilia Care




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The delivery of health care has the potential to transmit HBV and HCV to both health care workers and patients. In 2003, four large outbreaks of HBV and HCV infections occurred in the United States among patients in ambulatory care facilities. All four outbreaks could have been prevented had the basic principles of aseptic techniques for the preparation and administration of parenteral medications been adhered to by health care workers and patients.


Select a link below to view recommended infection controls and safe infection practices to prevent patient-to-patient transmission of bloodborne pathogens.