NEEDLE, SUTURING, DISPOSABLE

Known as: needles suture, suture needle, suture needles 
A manual surgical instrument for general use is a nonpowered, hand-held, or hand-manipulated device, either reusable or disposable, intended to be… (More)
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2006
2006
BACKGROUND Percutaneous exposure incidents facilitate transmission of bloodborne pathogens such as human immunodeficiency virus… (More)
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2003
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2003
Medical students face the threat of needle stick injury with the consequent risk of acquiring blood-borne infection by pathogens… (More)
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2001
2001
Understanding the resistance forces encountered by a suture needle during tissue penetration is important for the development of… (More)
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1999
1999
OBJECTIVE To determine the impact of a multifocused interventional program on sharps injury rates. DESIGN Sharps injury data… (More)
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1998
1998
The authors conducted a surveillance study of occupational blood exposures in the ORs at six hospitals to identify risk patterns… (More)
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1997
1997
Infections with bloodborne pathogens resulting from exposures to blood through percutaneous injuries (PIs) (e.g., needlestick… (More)
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1994
1994
We wanted to quantify the amount of blood inoculum present on several commonly used surgical and phlebotomy needles and to… (More)
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1993
1993
Health care workers are at risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection after an occupational exposure to blood, certain… (More)
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1992
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1992
OBJECTIVE To study the numbers and circumstances of percutaneous injuries (eg, needle sticks, cuts) that occur during surgical… (More)
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1991
1991
A new suturing method for sulcus fixation of posterior chamber lenses is described. This technique involves using a 28-gauge… (More)
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