An Assessment of Sharps Injuries in Healthcare Workers


AYDIN N. N. , AKSOY F., YILMAZ G., Koksal I.

VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL, vol.24, no.3, pp.75-78, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/vhd.2018.0015
  • Title of Journal : VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.75-78

Abstract

Objectives: During the healthcare services, healthcare workers are under the risk of sharps and needle stick injuries. In this study, we evaluated occupational injuries seen in our hospital and emphasized the importance of reducing the risk of exposure to these injuries through compliance with infection control precautions.