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needlestick

(ˈniːdəlˌstɪk)
adj
(Medicine) (of an injury) caused by accidentally pricking the skin with a hypodermic needle
Translations

needlestick

n pinchazo de aguja; — injury lesión f por pinchazo (de aguja)
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Objective: To estimate the prevalence of needle-stick injuries in female nurses of a public and private hospital and compare the findings.
Needle-stick injuries in the National Health Service: a culture of silence.
The first worker was flown back to England for monitoring after suffering a needle-stick injury in Sierra Leone.
Medical diagnostic company Eternity Healthcare (Other OTC:ETAH) reported on Tuesday the receipt of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) 510(K) clearance to start producing Needle-stick Guards to help the medical professionals administer vaccines in a safer way.
Conclusion: Needle-stick injuries are highly prevalent among nurses, and prevention is the most effective way to protect nurses from infectious diseases which these injuries can transmit.
4% were aware of the fact that HIV/AIDS can be transmitted by needle-stick injury, but 4.
Self-reported needle-stick injuries among dentists in north Jordan.
The Nanopatch also offers a way to stop needle-stick injuries during vaccination which again is a particularly important problem in Africa; with a third of vaccines affected by other complications brought about through cross contamination needle stick injury," he added.
Medical interns who work long shifts and late at night are at increased risk for needle-stick injuries, according to a study in the Sept.
In the same issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Nemes and colleagues report a separate case of nosocomial dengue also transmitted by needle-stick (2).
A federal regulation is likely to put physicians on the spot if staff continue to use conventional sharps instead of switching to safer devices designed to protect against needle-stick injuries.