England's million-dollar needlestick injury

Richmond, Caroline
February 1999
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/23/99, Vol. 160 Issue 4, p469
Academic Journal
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.


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