volume 28, issue 2, P295-295 2014
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2014.901709
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Abstract: In 2006, NICE brought out guidance relating to prevention of vCJD through contaminated surgical instruments. This was with the aim of protecting patients born after 1997 who did not have any risk of developing vCJD through eating beef contaminated with BSE through the food chain. Many adult neurosurgical units did not pay much attention to this until 2013 when they were suddenly faced with these children who were now 16 and being admitted to the adult neurosurgical service rather than pediatric. The NICE guida…

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