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ERIC Number: EJ458257
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0892
Medical Waste Management Implications for Small Medical Facilities.
Byrns, George; Burke, Thomas
Journal of Environmental Health, v55 n3 p12-14 Nov-Dec 1992
Discusses the implications of the Medical Waste Management Act of 1988 for small medical facilities, public health, and the environment. Reviews health and environmental risks associated with medical waste, current regulatory approaches, and classifications. Concludes that the health risk of medical wastes has been overestimated; makes recommendations for small hospital and clinic waste management. (13 references) (MCO)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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