Safe injection practice among health care workers, Gharbiya, Egypt.

@article{Ismail2005SafeIP,
  title={Safe injection practice among health care workers, Gharbiya, Egypt.},
  author={Nanees Ahmed Ismail and Aisha M Aboul Ftouh and Waleed H El Shoubary},
  journal={The Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={80 5-6},
  pages={563-83}
}
A cross-sectional study was conducted in 25 health care facilities in Gharbiya governorate to assess safe injection practices among health care workers (HCWs). Two questionnaires, one to collect information about administrative issues related to safe injection and the other to collect data about giving injections, exposure to needle stick injuries, hepatitis B vaccination status and safe injection training. Practices of injections were observed using a standardized checklist. The study revealed… CONTINUE READING