Brief report: Needlestick injury and inadequate post-exposure practice in medical students

@article{Cervini2005BriefRN,
  title={Brief report: Needlestick injury and inadequate post-exposure practice in medical students},
  author={Patrick Cervini and PhD FRCP Chaim Bell},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={20},
  pages={419-421}
}
BACKGROUND: Medical students are at a particularly high risk for needlestick injury and its consequences because of their relative inexperience and lack of disability insurance. OBJECTIVE: To determine the risk of needlestick injury and the use of post-exposure prophylaxis among medical students. DESIGN: Internet-based survey. PARTICIPANTS: The 2003 graduating medical school class at the University of Toronto. MEASUREMENTS: Number of needlestick injuries, circumstances surrounding those… CONTINUE READING

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