Guidelines for the Emergency Management of Injuries and Post-exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) (including needlestick and sharps injuries, sexual exposure and human bites) where there is a risk of transmission of bloodborne viruses and other infectious diseases

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Full EMI Guidelines
revised August 2016

Overview of EMI Guidelines



August 2016 – entire document revised

In particular: Revised HIV PEP

Increased emphasis on sexual exposure

Summary of changes - see page 9 of Guidelines

June 2014
Revised HIV PEP for adults