While 20% participants admitted experiencing Needle Stick Injury
due to their negligence.
35% (40) of those residents who got a needle stick injury
underwent lab investigation.
Hassim, "Study on incidence of needle stick injury
and factors associated with this problem among medical students," Journal of Occupational Health, vol.
A recent study showed a needle stick injury
rate of 0.
0%) technicians out of 88 reported about the needle stick injury
to health authorities (or seniors).
The risk factor for acquiring HCV infection in this case is needle stick injury
17, 18] Patient overload and fatigue due to long hours of working was the commonest reason for causing the needle stick injury
similar observations were also made by Sharma et al  and Norsayani et al .
Following needle stick injury
, 460(92%) cases immediately squeezed out blood from the prick site and the same number washed the site while 40(8%) neither washed the area nor pressed/squeezed blood from the site of injury.
16 In this study, needle stick injury
was reported as a major risk factor in HCWs.
KARACHI -- Needle stick injury
is awell recognized professional hazard among Healthcare Professionals and in spite of awareness still cases of NSIs are being reported.
A needle stick injury
is a percutaneous piercing wound typically set by a needle point, but possibly also by other sharp instruments or objects.
Dental students during clinical training are at high risk for needle stick injury
while administering local anesthesia.
Lynette Smith, RN, BSN and Infection Control Coordinator; Leilani Mallare, BN and Manager of Education; and Nancy Gagorik, RN, CRNP and Employee Health coordinator have worked collaboratively utilizing a transdisciplinary approach to implement a Zero Needle Stick injury
culture at LifeCare Hospital of Pittsburgh.
Needle Stick Injury
is serious health care problem and is often taken usuriously by Doctors, Nurses and Para medical staff.
SWS's unique proprietary process is FDA approved, is the most cost effective sharps disposal service available on the market and substantially reduces the threat of needle stick injury
to health care workers.