n South African Medical Journal - Healthcare workers baulk at caring for contagious patients : izindaba
|Article Title||Healthcare workers baulk at caring for contagious patients : izindaba|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Publication Date||Jun 2015|
|Pages||431 - 432|
Globally, healthcare workers (HCWs) are reluctant to care for highly infectious patients, with over half surveyed in the USA saying it was acceptable not to pitch up for work during an outbreak of (for example) avian flu, World Health Organization (WHO) surveys show.
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