Unexpected result of Hendra virus outbreaks for veterinarians, Queensland, Australia
Mendez, Diana H., Judd, Jenni, and Speare, Rick (2012) Unexpected result of Hendra virus outbreaks for veterinarians, Queensland, Australia. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 18 (1). pp. 83-85.
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A qualitative study of equine veterinarians and allied staff from Queensland, Australia, showed that veterinarians are ceasing equine practice because of fears related to Hendra virus. Their decisions were motivated by personal safety and legal liability concerns.
|Item Type:||Article (Refereed Research - C1)|
|Keywords:||veterinarian, Hendra virus, horses, infection control, workplace health and safety|
|FoR Codes:||11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||92 HEALTH > 9205 Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health) > 920599 Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health) not elsewhere classified @ 100%|
|Projects:||Improving Infection Control and Hendra virus risk management in equine veterinary practices in Queensland|
|Funders:||Australia Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases.|
|Deposited On:||19 Mar 2012 15:40|
|Last Modified:||18 Oct 2013 01:26|
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