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How do you use universal precautions to prevent the spread of pathogens?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Blood precautions

Universal precautions should be applied to all situations where there is risk for blood or body fluid exposure.
This includes latex gloves, gowns, face mask, eye protection and appropriate cleaning solutions.

In brief: Blood precautions

Universal precautions should be applied to all situations where there is risk for blood or body fluid exposure.
This includes latex gloves, gowns, face mask, eye protection and appropriate cleaning solutions.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Troy Ross
Occupational Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No exposure

Universal precautions is an approach that assumes that any contact can expose you to an infectious agent.
So you react to that by not letting yourself be exposed to skin or respiratory germs by using barriers and cleaning off any exposures you do have.

In brief: No exposure

Universal precautions is an approach that assumes that any contact can expose you to an infectious agent.
So you react to that by not letting yourself be exposed to skin or respiratory germs by using barriers and cleaning off any exposures you do have.
Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross
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