Are you taking your risk of sharps injury seriously?
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Are you taking your risk of sharps injury seriously?

Erin Dean Health journalist

Nurses face higher exposure to blood-borne viruses from needlestick accidents than other staff groups – find out how to prevent safety breaches involving sharps

Sharps injuries can be seen as part of the job in nursing, despite the stress and anguish they cause and, most importantly, the risk of serious infection.

Nursing Standard. 38, 5, 57-60. doi: 10.7748/ns.38.5.57.s22

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