Testing Healthcare Staff for Infection With HIV and Hepatitis: Logistic and Ethical Considerations
Journal of Clinical Pathology 1995 October; 48(10): 885-889
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Bosques-Padilla, Francisco Javier; Vázquez-Elizondo, Genaro; Villaseñor-Todd, Ana; Garza-González, Elvira; Gonzalez-Gonzalez, José Alberto; Maldonado-Garza, Héctor Jesús (2010)Hepatitis C is a major public health issue. It infects about 200 million people worldwide and is a major cause of chronic liver disease. Its transmission in medical facilities is a topic of increased concern, as outbreaks ...
Managing the Public Health Risk of a 'Sex Worker' With Hepatitis B Infection: Legal and Ethical Considerations Poll, Ray (2011-10)This paper examines the ethical issues faced by health workers managing a fictional case of a female sex worker who is hepatitis B positive with a high level of virus but is asymptomatic. According to guidelines she does ...