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ERIC Number: EJ536840
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-1091-2193
Tuberculosis: A Problem for Lifeguards?
Skaros, Susan
Journal of the International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport, and Dance, v33 n1 p31-35 Fall 1996
Lifeguards run the risk of workplace infection by tuberculosis-carrying swimmers. Even if they work in ventilated, sunlit areas (which reduces risk), they can contract tuberculosis when performing respiratory resuscitation. Without appropriate precautions, lifeguards may be unnecessarily exposed. A tuberculosis infection control plan is needed in every aquatic setting employing lifeguards. (SM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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