TITLE

Sticking points: Sharp-minded tips for reducing needlesticks

AUTHOR(S)
Akridge, Jeannie
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
Healthcare Purchasing News;Dec2012, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the role that the passage of the U.S. Federal Needlestick Safety & Prevention Act of 2000 has played in reducing sharps injuries among health care workers in U.S. health care facilities. The opinions that several medical professionals, including Mary Foley of the nonprofit organization Safe in Common, Jackie Rategan of Stericycle and Cheryl Wozniak of B. Braun Medical Inc., have about the act and sharp injuries prevention, are discussed.
ACCESSION #
83661359

 

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