TITLE

England's million-dollar needlestick injury

AUTHOR(S)
Richmond, Caroline
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/23/99, Vol. 160 Issue 4, p469
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that a British doctor has been awarded $1.2 million for an injury she received from a needle that had been left on a trolley in London's Charing Cross Hospital. Brief details of the settlement; Comments from the victim; Her inability to work; Fears of HIV infection and sharp instruments.
ACCESSION #
1573006

 

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