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An evaluation of the efficacy of safer sharps device [online] : systematic review

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Internet only - free access
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vi, 105 p.
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Sudbury, U.K. : HSE
Year:
2012
Type:
Electronic resource
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Abstract:
This report concluded:
  • The use of safer sharps devices is considered to improve safety and reduce the incidence of healthcare worker needlestick injuries. However, their use is not regarded as a complete solution to reducing sharps related injuries amongst health care workers.
  • Safer sharps devices should be introduced alongside appropriate educational programmes.
  • Healthcare workers should be involved in evaluating products before safer sharps device are introduced.
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