• SHEA updates guidance for health care workers with HBV, HCV or HIV

    10 days ago - By Healio

    The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America updated its guidance for health care personnel with hepatitis B, hepatitis C or HIV in light of evidence of low transmission and advances in treatments.
    “Experience and evidence accumulated over the last decade have made it necessary to revise the guidance. The guidance protects the privacy and health of both health care workers and patients,” SHEA President David K. Henderson, MD, co-chair of the multidisciplinary panel that developed the updated guidance, said in a press release. “Advances in care have reduced the risk for
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  • Healthcare workers experience mental health problems during and after pandemics

    10 days ago - By News Medical

    Mental health problems such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, anxiety and depression are common among healthcare staff during and immediately after pandemics - according to new research from the University of East Anglia.
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