Hepatitis A & B: The nurse’s role
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Hepatitis A & B: The nurse’s role

Fiona Raeside Adviser, In Travel Health/Immunization Practices, Communicable Diseases (Scotland) Unit, Ruchill Hospital, Glasgow

Nurses must possess a sound knowledge and understanding of the aetiology, transmission and prevention of hepatitis A and B in order to care adequately for patients while maintaining a safe working environment

The aim of this learning unit is to develop your knowledge of hepatitis A and B so that you can more effectively fulfil your professional role in this area of clinical practice.

Nursing Standard. 7, 26, 3-8. doi: 10.7748/ns.7.26.3.s66

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