Direct Vs. Direct Transmission In Health Care

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Direct transmission vs indirect transmission: Direct transmission comes about when there is physical contact between an infected person and a susceptive person. Ex; Sexual transmitted is consider a direct transmission. When an affected person touches or exchanges body fluids an illness can be transmitted from person to person. Indirect contact transmission occurs when there is no contact between human to human. Ex; If a person has a cold and sneeze the germ can travel distances and suspended in the air for an extended period, this is considered Airborne transmission. Upon research it has been found that most health care workers spread the most infections because they do not wash their hands often enough and or do not wash them properly.
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