Sharps injury: prevention and management
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Sharps injury: prevention and management

Dee May Infection Control Adviser, Royal College of Nursing, London
Sheelagh Brewer Employment Relations Adviser, Royal College of Nursing, London

Nurses are at risk of infection through injuries caused by infected sharps and needles. The authors discuss the prevention and management of such injuries.

Mental Health Practice. 5, 3,31-38. doi: 10.7748/mhp2001.11.5.3.31.c1708