SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.2 número1Review of the Origins of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Health Sector in ColombiaSexuality in Women with Cardiovascular Disease: a Hidden Problem índice de autoresíndice de assuntospesquisa de artigos
Home Pagelista alfabética de periódicos  

Serviços Personalizados




Links relacionados

  • Em processo de indexaçãoCitado por Google
  • Não possue artigos similaresSimilares em SciELO
  • Em processo de indexaçãoSimilares em Google


Revista Cuidarte

versão impressa ISSN 2216-0973


ARENAS-SANCHEZ, Adriana  e  PINZON-AMADO, Alexánder. Biological Risk in the Nursing Staff: a Practical Review. Rev Cuid [online]. 2011, vol.2, n.1, pp.216-224. ISSN 2216-0973.

Introduction: The biological risk factor is the main contributor to the work-related injuries in nursing staff, who are continuously exposed in carrying out their work activities, generating this high probability of infection with pathogens such as HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C, among others. Objective: Review of literature on work accidents biohazard nursing staff in order to identify relevant aspects, important in prevention programs work. Materials and Methods: Description of findings in the literature on biological risk in the nursing staff. Results: The evidence is the high risk of nursing staff for their professional practice to an accident with biological exposure and risk factors associated with work-related injuries of biological risk. Discussion and Conclusions: The extraction of venous blood, injections and support procedures such as suturing procedures of risk are taken into account in the prevention of work-related injuries.

Palavras-chave : Nursing Staff; Accidents; Risk.

        · resumo em Espanhol     · texto em Espanhol     · Espanhol ( pdf )


Creative Commons License Todo o conteúdo deste periódico, exceto onde está identificado, está licenciado sob uma Licença Creative Commons