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  • Date
    2012-12-06
  • Title
    Prevalence of and risk factors for needlestick and sharps injuries among nursing students in Hong Kong
  • Journal

    American Journal of Infection Control
  • Publisher
    Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology
  • Year
    2012
  • Author
    Cheung K, Ching SSY, Chang KKP and Ho SC
  • Description
    "Although nursing students are at greater risk for needlestick injuries (NSIs) and sharps injuries (SIs) than staff nurses, there is a lack of research on NSIs and SIs in students, especially in different years of study. The purpose of this study was to identify the risk factors for and prevalence of NSIs and SIs among nursing students in different years of study." (extract from abstract)
  • Categories
    Work Environment
  • Keywords
    needlestick; injury; safety; sharps;
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