Needlestick and sharps injuries in diabetes: R U FIT4Safety?

Adams, Debra; Hicks, Debbie; Down, Su
October 2012
Journal of Diabetes Nursing;2012, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p391
Academic Journal
In 2010, the European Union adopted the "Council Directive 2010/32/EU Implementing the Framework Agreement on Prevention from Sharps Injuries in the Hospital and Healthcare Sector". Member states of the EU have until 11 May 2013 to implement the directive into national legislation. This article examines the issues concerning needlestick injuries and the recent publication of "Safety of sharps in diabetes recommendations".


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