Preventing needlesticks in emergency medical system workers.

@article{Peate2001PreventingNI,
  title={Preventing needlesticks in emergency medical system workers.},
  author={Wayne F. Peate},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={554-7}
}
  • Wayne F. Peate
  • Published 2001 in
    Journal of occupational and environmental…
Emergency medical system (EMS) workers frequently use sharp devices in injury-prone circumstances that involve limited visibility, confined spaces, rapidly moving vehicles, and uncooperative victims. This study examined the efficacy of an automatic self-retracting lancet in reducing needlestick injuries and related direct and indirect costs. Subjects were 477 active-duty EMS workers. Counseling, laboratory testing (hepatitis B and C, hepatic function enzymes, and human immunodeficiency virus… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 10 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…