[Accidents with cutting and piercing materials among nursing professionals at a university hospital].

@article{Silva2010AccidentsWC,
  title={[Accidents with cutting and piercing materials among nursing professionals at a university hospital].},
  author={Talita Rodrigues da Silva and Suelen Alves Rocha and Jairo Aparecido Ayres and Carmen Maria Casquel Monti Juliani},
  journal={Revista gaucha de enfermagem},
  year={2010},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={615-22}
}
The occupational hazards to which nursing professionals are subject while performing their duties are considerable. This study aims to analyze accidents with cutting and piercing instruments involving the nursing team of a university hospital that occurred between 2002 and 2006 in order to understand the context in which they happened. The use of such information can be a prevention tool. This is a descriptive, retrospective, quantitative and qualitative study. Descriptive statistics were used… CONTINUE READING