Best practice nel risk management della meningite batterica da neisseria meningitidis negli asili

Translated title of the contribution: Best practice in risk management of bacterial meningitis from Neisseria meningitidis in nursery schools

A. Santoro, M. R. Vinci, A. Menichella, V. Montaldi, V. Camisa, C. Di Felice, A. M C Musolino, S. Zaffina

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Abstract

In many contexts is often underestimated the biological risk and schools can be an example. Proof of this is the exclusion of work in the school from the example of the work activities of biohazard included in Annex XLIV of Legislative Decree 81/08. Our work proposes a protocol for risk management meningitis contagious in the specific environment of the nursery taking a cue from the specific experience gained by the Service of Prevention and Protection Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital following the course accreditation Joint Commision. This is primary prevention measures (training and information) and secondary (vaccination, reporting of suspected cases, chemoprophylaxis of contacts, contact tracing, counseling) to be applied consistently even and especially in the absence of sick people, at which time the shares are aimed exclusively to control its spread to be taken and monitored, with the cooperation of all subject involved in various capacities in the protection of the health of workers, within these specific working environments.

Translated title of the contributionBest practice in risk management of bacterial meningitis from Neisseria meningitidis in nursery schools
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)769-771
Number of pages3
JournalGiornale Italiano di Medicina del Lavoro ed Ergonomia
Volume34
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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