Occupational injury history and universal precautions awareness: a survey in Kabul hospital staff

@inproceedings{Salehi2010OccupationalIH,
  title={Occupational injury history and universal precautions awareness: a survey in Kabul hospital staff},
  author={Ahmad Shah Salehi and Paul Garner},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Health staff in Afghanistan may be at high risk of needle stick injury and occupational infection with blood borne pathogens, but we have not found any published or unpublished data. METHODS Our aim was to measure the percentage of healthcare staff reporting sharps injuries in the preceding 12 months, and to explore what they knew about universal precautions. In five randomly selected government hospitals in Kabul a total of 950 staff participated in the study. Data were analyzed… CONTINUE READING
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