sharp injury

sharp injury

A cut, stab, or incision with skin penetration, which reflects patterns or characteristics consistent with the wounding object. See Needle stick injury. Cf Blunt injury.
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The Sureglide Cesarean Scalpel[TM] is designed to reduce the risk of fetal injury from nicks, cuts, or lacerations during hysterotomy and protect physicians, nurses, and other surgical staff from sharp injury.
Participants receiving sharp injury during work are 63.
Sharp Injury is a penetrating wound from needle, bur, scalpel or any other instrument that may result in contact with blood or other body fluids.
Many studies also reported dental bur as most common cause of sharp injury which resulted either from careless approach during use of dental bur or not removing bur from hand piece after its use.
Workbook for designing, implementing and evaluation a sharp injury prevention program.
Other guest speakers at the conference include clinical director of the Daniels Corporation, Illinois, Chicago, Terry Grimmond, who will speak on international trends in sharp injury prevention and on clinical waste.
The report highlighted the failure to protect nurses and health care workers against accidents caused by manual handling, sharp injury, trips and falls and exposure to hazardous substances.
In environments where there are 11 or more employees, a sharp injury log must be maintained, which must contain the type and brand of device used in the incident, where it occurred, and a description of what happened.
topics related to healthcare worker safety and sharp injury