Objectives : To assess the knowledge and awareness regarding needlestick injury among undergraduate dental students of Rural Dental College. Materials and Methods : This cross-sectional observational study was conducted among students of Rural Dental College, Maharashtra, India. A predesigned questionnaire, which assessed knowledge and awareness about needlestick injury and its management, was the tool of data collection. Results : A total of students participated. The male to female ratio was ; mean age of respondents was On an average,
Needlestick Survey Injuries at Recycling Facilities to be Surveyed by SWANA & EREF
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Needle stick and sharps injuries are occupational hazards to healthcare workers. Every day healthcare workers are exposed to deadly blood borne pathogens through contaminated needles and other sharp objects. About twenty blood borne pathogens can be transmitted through accidental needle stick and sharp injury. The study was conducted to determine the lifetime and past one year prevalence of needle stick and sharps injuries and factors associated with the past one year injuries among hospital healthcare workers in Southeast Ethiopia.
Needle stick injuries - Research Paper Example
This proposed organizational development project is designed to implement online reporting system for needle stick injury in accident and emergency department. Needle stick report is a formal report written by practitioners, nurses, or other staff members Hynes J, A previous survey was done to evaluate the prevalence of needle stick injury and reporting rate, showed a high rate of underreporting and this was the catalyst for proposing this project. Cause and effect model fishbone was used to cluster the main causes of underreporting by using the present hand writing form.
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