Potential for reported needlestick injury prevention among healthcare workers through safety device usage and improvement of guideline adherence: expert panel assessment.

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A prospective survey was conducted over six months in order to estimate the proportion of reported occupational needlestick injuries sustained by National Health Service (NHS) Scotland staff that could have been prevented through either safety device introduction, improved guideline adherence, guideline revision or a combination of these. This survey… (More)

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@article{Cullen2006PotentialFR, title={Potential for reported needlestick injury prevention among healthcare workers through safety device usage and improvement of guideline adherence: expert panel assessment.}, author={Breda Cullen and Fiona Genasi and Iona Symington and Jeremy Bagg and May McCreaddie and A. Taylor and Maya L. Henry and S. J. Hutchinson and Daniel Goldberg}, journal={The Journal of hospital infection}, year={2006}, volume={63 4}, pages={445-51} }