Needlestick injuries avoidable

June 2014
Australian Nursing & Midwifery Journal;Jun2014, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p9
The article reports on 2014 statistics from the Alliance for Sharps and Needlestick prevention in Health care which indicate that sharp and needlestick injuries affect more than 19,000 Australian health care workers annually and that the rates of the injuries are not declining and discusses research which suggests that safety engineered medical devices can reduce the injuries.


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