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Needlestick and Sharps Injuries (NSI) represent an important workplace issue in contemporary health care. Present study provided the new method to snap-off the neck of sealed ampoule. The idea of novel opener tool is prepare the grinding slice inside rubber ring, so users could put the ampoule inside the rubber ring and then rotated the rubber ring to(More)
About 90.3% of nurses reported to have experienced on sharps injuries and about 32.9% of nurses occurred 1 to 3 times sharps injuries by opening the glass ampoules during nearly half of the year. Thus, the purpose of this study was to develop the new tool and ergonomic evaluation for opening ampoules. Results of ergonomic evaluated showed that the forearm(More)
The purpose of this study was to survey the sharp injuries on opening the glass ampoules. A questionnaire was used to survey the behaviors and sharp injuries while nurses opening glass ampoules. About 90.3% of nurses reported to have experienced with sharps injuries and about 37.6% of nurses occurred more than once sharp injuries by opening the glass(More)
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