n South African Journal of Surgery - Risk of blood splashes to the eye during surgery : general surgery
|Article Title||Risk of blood splashes to the eye during surgery : general surgery|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Journal of Surgery|
|Author||R. De Silva, A. Mall, E. Panieri, D. Stupart and D. Kahn|
|Publication Date||Mar 2009|
|Pages||7 - 9|
With the advent of a new infectious era involving the HIV and hepatitis B and C viruses, concern has arisen about transmission of these viruses through ocular blood splashes during surgery. The purpose of the study was to determine the risk of ocular blood splashes to surgeons and their assistants during surgery.
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