An Assessment of Sharps Injuries in Healthcare Workers


AYDIN N. N. , AKSOY F. , YILMAZ G. , Koksal I.

VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL, cilt.24, ss.75-78, 2018 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 24 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4274/vhd.2018.0015
  • Dergi Adı: VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.75-78

Özet

Objectives: During the healthcare services, healthcare workers are under the risk of sharps and needle stick injuries. In this study, we evaluated occupational injuries seen in our hospital and emphasized the importance of reducing the risk of exposure to these injuries through compliance with infection control precautions.