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Disposal of Medical Wastes From Infectious Hospitalized Patients: A Mandate for Re-Examining Current Practices - The Maine Journal of Conservation and Sustainability - University of Maine
Deborah Saber, PhD, RN, CCRN-K University of Maine School of Nursing Assistant Professor of Nursing Abstract This article explores the need for continued research on the solid waste disposal processes used in caring for infectious hospitalized patients. Current disposal processes were implemented in the 1980s when the focus was on preventing contagion from human …