Potential bloodborne pathogen exposure from occult mattress damage
UMass Chan AffiliationsDepartment of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology
Document TypeJournal Article
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AbstractA near-miss patient incident involving body fluid seeping from a mattress led to a visual inspection of 656 hospital bed mattresses of which 177 were contaminated because of occult damage to mattress covers.
SourceAm J Infect Control. 2014 Apr;42(4):421-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2013.10.011. Epub 2014 Feb 20.Link to article on publisher's site
Permanent Link to this Itemhttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.14038/34991
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