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Assessing the risk of post-operative nausea and vomiting

02 January 2013

Nursing Standard

A&S Science

Post-operative nausea and vomiting (PONV) is a common complication for many surgical patients, causing anxiety and distress. Evidence suggests that nursing practice...

Needlestick and sharps injuries in the nursing student population

09 March 2011

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Needlestick injuries (NSIs) and sharps injuries are a potential source of harm. Such injuries can cause considerable distress and have an economic effect on both the...

Exploring the psychological effects of sharps injuries sustained by healthcare workers

28 February 2022

Nursing Standard

infection prevention and control

Much of the research into sharps injuries sustained by healthcare workers focuses on prevalence and incidence and to a lesser extent the financial implications of...