Observation of surgical personnel in four specialties (cardiothoracic, general, gynecologic, and orthopedic) in the operating room was performed prior to implementation of an educational intervention designed to improve compliance with Universal Precautions and at 1- and 2-years post-intervention. Use of protective eyewear and double gloving increased following the intervention, whereas the incidence of documented blood and body fluid exposures decreased.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology|
|State||Published - 2001|