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Needlestick Injuries: Incidence and Cost in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain

  title={Needlestick Injuries: Incidence and Cost in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain},
  author={Mario Saia and Friedrich Hofmann and Joanna Sharman and Dominique Abiteboul and Magda Campins and J. Burkowitz and Y. Choe and Shane Kavanagh},
The objective of this study is to evaluate the incidence and cost of needlestick injuries (NIs) in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain. [] Key Method Comprehensive search of peer-reviewed literature to gather information on the incidence and costs associated with NIs and a Web-based search to identify pertinent gray literature, trade associations, and key stakeholders for the prevention of NIs. The estimated annual incidence of NIs is 384,000 in the United States, 100,000 in…

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