Needlestick Injuries

Known as: Needle-Sticks, Needlestick, Needle-Stick Injuries 
Penetrating stab wounds caused by needles. They are of special concern to health care workers since such injuries put them at risk for developing… (More)

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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Multipotent mesenchymal stromal/stem cells (MSC) have shown potential clinical utility. However, previous assessments of MSC… (More)
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2008
2008
OBJECTIVE Health care workers (HCWs) are exposed to bloodborne pathogens, especially hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV), and… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Serologic testing for hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) is the primary way to identify persons with chronic hepatitis B virus… (More)
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2006
2006
Injection pens are used by patients when auto-administering medication (insulin, interferon, apokinon etc.) by the subcutaneous… (More)
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2005
2005
OBJECTIVES Needlestick injuries in healthcare workers are common. They are one of the main ways of transmitting large numbers of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Effective measures to prevent infections from occupaonal exposure of healthcare workers to blood include mmunization against HBV… (More)
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2003
2003
BACKGROUND Concern about occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens exists, and medical students, who lack in experience in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND The health care worker (HCW) is at substantial risk of acquiring bloodborne pathogen infections through exposure to… (More)
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2002
2002
PURPOSE To describe the prevalence and characteristics of needlestick injuries (NSI) in student nurses in Taiwan. METHODS A… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND The average risk of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection after percutaneous exposure to HIV-infected blood is… (More)
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