Needlestick and sharps injuries among dental healthcare workers at a university hospital.

@article{Lee2014NeedlestickAS,
  title={Needlestick and sharps injuries among dental healthcare workers at a university hospital.},
  author={Jang-Jaer Lee and S H Kok and Shih-Lung Cheng and Li-Deh Lin and Chun-pin Lin},
  journal={Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi},
  year={2014},
  volume={113 4},
  pages={227-33}
}
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Needlestick/sharps injuries (NSI) are a major occupational hazard among healthcare workers. Since needles and sharps are commonly used during dental procedures, workers in the dental profession are especially prone to sharps-related injuries. In this study, NSI among workers in the dental department of National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) were analyzed to find out the risk factors associated with NSI. METHODS NSI cases reported by the Department of Dentistry to NTUH… CONTINUE READING

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