Biological monitoring of hospital pharmacy personnel occupationally exposed to cytostatic drugs : urinary excretion and cytogenetics studies

Páginas: 4 págs.Revista núm. 70(3): 205-8For evaluation of the risk borne by hospital pharmacy personnel exposed to antineoplastic agents, the incorporation of cyclophosphamide, ifosfamide, and platinum-containing drugs was quantified by the determination of urinary concentrations. In addition, the induction of micronuclei (MN) and sister-chromatid-exchange (SCE) rates in peripheral blood lymphocytes were studied for correlation with…

Hantaviral biosafety issues in the autopsy room and laboratory: concerns and recommendations

Hum Pathol, 1996 Dec;27(12):1253-4Autores: Nolte KB, Foucar K, Richmond JY.Department of Pathology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque 87131-5091, USA Abstract: The need to perform autopsies on and examine laboratory specimens from patients with hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) has raised questions about biosafety. Human illness associated with hantaviruses is usually the result of…

Los servicios generales en el Hospital: su externalización como medida de gestión

Páginas: 20 págs.
XIV Seminario Ingeniería Hospitalaria – Congreso Nacional
Santander, octubre de 1996

Tomás Ruiz Castillo
Director de Gestión del Hospital de Sierra LLana, Torrelavega
Ruiz Castillo, Tomás

Surveillance of wound infections and a new theatre: unexpected lack of improvement

J Hosp Infect, 1996 Oct;34(2):99-106Autores: van Griethuysen AJ, Spies-van Rooijen NH, Hoogenboom-Verdegaal AMDepartment of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, CWZ Nijmegen, The Netherlands Abstract: In a new hospital, an operating theatre was designed, according to the best principles of infection control. An infection control nurse compared postoperative wound infection (PWI) rates before and after moving to…