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Prevalence Of Needle Stick Injuries And Their Underreporting Among Healthcare Workers In The Department Of Obstetrics And Gynaecology
Author: Kavitha Nagandla, Krishna Kumar, Amit Bhardwaj3, Devalagan A/l Muthalagan, Chan Yhmin, Lee Wei Lun, Weng Wei Shi, Nurul Izzati B. Abd Razak
Publisher: Internet Medical Publishing
16 pages
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Type of publication: Article
DOI: 10.3823/1780
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Needle stick injuries (NSIs) are common occurrences in hospitals and health care workers (HWCs), particularly physicians and nurses are at highest risks but auxillary staff and medical students can also experience NSIs. This exposes them to risk of various blood borne pathogens such as Hepatits B, Hepatits C and Human Immunodefiiency virus.

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