Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, June 20th, 2005
The study, "Needlestick injury in acute care nurses caring for patients with diabetes mellitus: a retrospective study," is the first to quantify NIs in nurses caring for patients with diabetes.
Needlestick injuries continue to be an important public health concern because they can expose healthcare workers to blood-borne viruses such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis. The findings are of concern...
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