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Frontline Health-Care Workers: A National Conference on Device-Mediated Bloodborne Infections

CDC, the Food and Drug Administration, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will cosponsor "Frontline Health-Care Workers: A National Conference on Device-Mediated Bloodborne Infections" in Washington, D.C., August 17-19, 1992. The meeting will 1) focus attention on sharp-instrument injuries and performance safety of medical devices and instruments; 2) bring together device manufacturers and user/purchaser(s) to facilitate understanding of needs and interventions pertaining to device-mediated infections; and 3) facilitate private-sector initiatives for technology advancement, including the development of infection-prevention devices and strategies.

Additional information is available from Laura Timperio, PACE Enterprises, Inc., 17 Executive Park Drive, Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30329; telephone (404) 633-8610; fax (404) 633-8745.

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