Needlestick prevention still needs attention, diligence

December 2009
Healthcare Risk Management;Dec2009, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p141
Some needlestick prevention experts and health care leaders are concerned that attention to sharps safety is on the wane. They suggest reevaluating your needlestick prevention efforts. ∎ Nurses still express significant concern about needlesticks. ∎ Sharps safety does not get the attention now that it did several years ago. ∎ Education and training are just as important as needle safety devices.


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