Preliminary Evidence Supports Modification of Retraction Technique to Prevent Needlestick Injuries.

@article{Fa2016PreliminaryES,
  title={Preliminary Evidence Supports Modification of Retraction Technique to Prevent Needlestick Injuries.},
  author={Bernadette Alvear Fa and Eve J Cuny},
  journal={Anesthesia progress},
  year={2016},
  volume={63 4},
  pages={192-196}
}
A modified retraction technique was introduced into the DDS degree preclinical anesthesia course in 2011 with the goal of reducing needlestick exposure incidents. In numerous studies of dental exposures, injuries from dental anesthetic needles account for the highest proportion of all exposures. The purpose of this study was to assess the preliminary impact… CONTINUE READING