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Standard Precautions Among Emergency Medical Services in Urban and Rural Areas

Description
Study examining EMS adherence to standard precautions regarding blood and bodily fluid safety, comparing rural and urban EMS providers in West Virginia. Analyzes survey data to understand general exposure prevention practices. Discusses role of occupational health professionals in administering standard precautions training and evaluation for EMS providers.
Author(s)
Riyadh Alhazmi, R. David Parker, Sijin Wen
Citation
Workplace Health and Safety, 68(2), 73-80
Date
02/2020
Type
Document
Tagged as
Emergency medical services · Emergency medical technicians and paramedics · Health workforce education and training · Occupational health and safety · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · West Virginia