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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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.
topics related to healthcare worker safety and sharp injury