April 23, 2008 | Mark Paradies

Interesting Article About Nurses’ Accidental Needle Sticks

An article in Advance for Nurses includes some interesting items:

Cost of a needle stick injury could = $1 million.

Fatigue, long hours, and shiftwork are a big cause of accidental needle sticks.

Best Safeguard … Go needleless.

The article is at:

http://nursing.advanceweb.com/Editorial/Search/AViewer.aspx?AN=NW_08apr14_n8p19.html&AD=04-14-2008

Needle Stick References:

http://nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/OccupationalandEnvironmental/occupationalhealth/SafeNeedles.aspx

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