Guidance

Bloodborne viruses: managing severe serial penetrating injuries

For managing risk of bloodborne viruses (BBVs) like hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV, after a severe serial penetrating injury attack.

Documents

Management of potential bloodborne virus exposure following severe serial penetrating injury attack

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Details

This guidance for clinical teams covers:

  • assessing risk of transmission of BBVs
  • post-exposure interventions for the management of BBVs
  • managing BBVs in severe serial penetrating injury attack
Published 6 June 2017