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Blood and Body Fluid Exposure (BBFE)

If there is a BBFE, try to remain calm. 

  1. Sharps injury: Wash the area with soap and water
  2. Mucous membranes: Flush mucous membranes with water only 
  3. Incident report: Report to your supervisor, who will help fill out an incident report
  4. Report: Report to EHS (regular hours) or ED (after hours) immediately
  5. Tests: The source patient should have lab tests sent for HBG, HCV and HIV
  6. Consent: If the source patient is unable to give consent, anonymous HIV testing may be available under certain circumstances. Please refer to the Employee Health policy on BBFE

Resource: 
PEAK Annual Training (2018)
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RadRez Administrator,
Dec 29, 2019, 3:38 PM