Category: Biology

Rising cases of needlestick injuries among healthcare workers

By Manika Awasthi & Priya Chetty on May 10, 2022 No Comments

Needlestick injuries caused due to improper handling of blood collection needles, hypodermic needles, intravenous stiles and needles used for connecting parts of intravenous delivery systems, are the most common occupational hazards among healthcare providers (Norsayani and Hassim, 2003). The occupational exposure of health care personnel to needlestick injuries results in serious infectious complications ranging from […]

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