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Needlestick and sharp injuries among healthcare workers in hospitals: a mini-systematic review

  title={Needlestick and sharp injuries among healthcare workers in hospitals: a mini-systematic review},
  author={Firas Shehadeh Khraisat and Muhamad Hanafiah Juni and Anita Abdul Rahman and Salmiah Md. Said},
Background: Needlestick and sharp injuries (NSSIs) are defined as percutaneous injuries with needles or sharp objects contaminated with blood or other body fluids. NSSIs are considered as a major occupational hazard among healthcare workers (HCWs) since needles and sharp objects are commonly used in hospitals. Objectives: The objective of this study is to conduct a systematic review on the published scientific literature to provide accurate assessment of needlestick and sharp injuries among… 

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