Published in Hepatitis Weekly, October 28th, 1996
In the interim, medical schools should provide long-term health and disability insurance for students in case they get a blood-borne infection while testing patients' blood, three authors wrote in an opinion column in the October 10, 1996, issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. The authors' concern about the financial security of medical students follows increased awareness about the dangers hospital workers face from accidental needle sticks.
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