TITLE

sharps

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1985
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "sharps" is presented. It refers to medical instruments and apparatus that may cause punctures or cuts to those handling them. Injury with sharps poses potential risks for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C infections.
ACCESSION #
21245526

 

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